Movies like Trixie

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Trixie (2000)
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Trixie (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily Watson stars as Trixie, an eccentric woman who aspires to quit her job as a security guard and become a private detective. However, comedy intervenes and the mess begins...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, enigmatic, stylized, realistic, witty, neo noir, art house, surprise ending ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, fighting crime, cons and scams, politics, love and romance, dishonesty, murder, undercover, hospital, casino, mentor, brutality, crimes, ship, drug dealing, private detective, working undercover, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, love, sex, gambling, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Trixie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and melancholic films with plots about crimes, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, adaptation, dishonesty and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Trixie: Goodbye Lover (1998), Love at Large (1990), Mo' Money (1992), The Last Shot (2004), Gun Shy (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, mystery, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, obsession, police detective, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, austria, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Love at Large (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, mistaken identity, nightclub, manipulation, investigation, hidden identity, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Mo' Money (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: credit card, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, investigation, reluctant partners, chase, african american, con artists, con men ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Last Shot (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forgery, special agents, investigation, hollywood, dishonesty, crimes, artists and showbiz, law enforcement, organized crime, undercover, sting operation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa, houston texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.6
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Gun Shy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Legendary undercover DEA agent Charlie Mayough has suddenly lost his nerves of steel. On the verge of a career-induced mental breakdown, and in complete fear of trigger-happy Mafia leader Fulvio Nesstra, Charlie seeks psychiatric help and finds ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, introspection, special agents, working undercover, mission gone awry, crimes, undercover, group therapy, psychiatrist, workplace, undercover cop, secrets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
 51K
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, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: undercover, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, insurance, journalism, mistaken identity, contract killing, police corruption, corruption, country club ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, rio de janeiro, usa, utah, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 3K
Afterglow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, traffic jam, depression, obsession, romance, couple relations, doctors and patients, love affair, family problems, power relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the theft of copies of SAT exams from a principal's office, teenage reporter Bobby Funke sets out to unmask the thief. Bobby prints an article fingering Class President Paul Moore as the thief, shredding the youth's reputation. But ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, high school, journalism, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, high school life, teenage life, teenager, mentor, police investigation, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Her Alibi (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows more and more interesting abilities (such as knife ...
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mystery, murder, romance, couples, love and romance, investigation, comedy of errors, who done it, fall in love, dangerous attraction, beauty, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 14K
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: humorous, funny, absurd, stylized, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dark humor, mystery, goofy hero, family problems, social relations, disorder, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, murder, gangsters, fbi, hitman, romance, against the odds, against the rules, crimes, couples, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Singing Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.
Style: surreal, psychological, stylized, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, delusion, private detective, investigation, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, amateur detective, doctors and patients, paranoia, betrayal, psychiatrist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 14K
Zero Effect (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Daryl Zero is a private investigator. Along with his assistant, Steve Arlo he solves impossible crimes and puzzles. Though a master investigator, when he is not working, Zero doesn't know what to do with himself. He has no social skills, writes ...
Style: witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, private detective, murder, accountant, fall in love, blackmail, whodunit, crimes, vengeance, riddles and clues, mistrust ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, portland oregon, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
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Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, opposites attract, law enforcement, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, sexy ...
Plot: murder, librarian, small town, police investigation, crimes, manipulation, disorder, small town life, witnessing a crime, mystery, investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: CW Briggs is a veteran insurance investigator, with many successes. Betty Ann Fitzgerald is a new employee in the company he works for, with the task of reorganizing the office. They don't like each other - or at least that's what they ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, atmospheric ...
Plot: hypnosis, insurance investigator, investigation, crimes, workplace, power relations, unlikely criminals, love and romance, false accusation, heist, justice, magician ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, madagascar, manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crimes, partners, disorder, couples, couple relations, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 4K
Nadine (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hairdresser Nadine Hightower wants to retrieve the risqué photos she once posed for, but when she visits the photographer at his office, he's murdered by an intruder. Nadine talks her estranged husband, Vernon, into going along when she ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, romance, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, odd couple, hidden identity, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1930s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, neo noir, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, investigation, crimes, undercover, disorder, injustice, murder, who done it, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, femme fatale, justice, strong female character ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, murder, femme fatale, love and romance, nothing goes right, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, heroes, investigation, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, year 1939, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: retirement home, heist, crimes, cons and scams, aging, elderly, robbery, couple relations, nursing, couples, one last job, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. Garet, the real arsonist, is apalled that someone else would try ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, farce, dishonesty, crimes, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, cons and scams, unfulfillment, disorder, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 2K
Lucky Break (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. He convinces the governor to stage a musical in an old chapel next to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, intense, touching ...
Plot: prison, romance, prison life, fall in love, confined, buddies, cons and scams, crimes, social worker, friendship, escape, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
They Might Be Giants (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: They Might be Giants chronicles the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in modern-day New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson is a female psychiatrist fascinated by his case is almost beside the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mental illness, delusion, psychiatrist, female psychiatrist, dark humor, power relations, dishonesty, amateur detective, love and romance, adventure, mystery, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, biting, cynical ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, blackmail, film critic, law enforcement, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, ambition, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Life Without Dick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: By accident, Colleen Gibson shoots and kills her gold-digging cheating boyfriend, Dick, a private eye who happens to have a hitman on his tail. Danny the hitman works for his brother-in-law, a cheerful but nasty Irish mobster, hasn't actually ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Plot: romance, couples, dishonesty, criminal heroes, love and romance, private detective, disorder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, hitman, mob boss, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 510
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: murder, investigation, fish out of water, disorder, who done it, serial killer, crimes, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster, filmmaking, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the brink of suicide and is losing touch with reality.
Style: surreal, tragicomedy, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, losing-it hero, self discovery, against the rules, small town life, small town, couple relations, satire, success, friendship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%