Movies like The Moonstone

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The Moonstone (1996)
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The Moonstone (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Greg Wise (Sense and Sensibility) and Keeley Hawes (Karaoke) star in this sumptuous adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic mystery, the first detective novel ever written. The Moonstone, a sacred Hindu diamond was stolen from the head of the Moon God, in its shrine by John Herncastle in 1799. The stone is said to be cursed if it is removed from the shrine. In 1848, a man named Franklin Blake announces to Rachel that the Moonstone has been bequeathed to her by Herncastle. Blake gives her the jewel on her birthday and offers to mount the jewel for her, in order that she might wear it. Inevitably, the jewel is found missing the next morning and Rachel believes Blake stole it. Determined to prove his innocence, Blake leaves in order to pursue the real truth behind the theft.
Plot: singing, theft, curse, robbery, diamond, piano, drums, cousin cousin relationship, juggler, nightgown, drum, period piece, paint
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian england, 1800s, 1840s
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about murder, crimes, mystery, investigation, crime, deadly and amateur detective mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Moonstone: The Ruby in the Smoke (2006), The Cater Street Hangman (1998), The Crucifer of Blood (1991), Feast of July (1995), The Shadow in the North (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Ruby in the Smoke (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Victorian England, Sally Lockhart receives an anonymous note sending her on a mysterious quest. Her father has recently died and feeling suffocated living with her elderly aunt moves in with newfound friends, a photographer and his sister. She is ...
Plot: amateur sleuth, murder investigation, haunted by the past, mysterious death, death, father, death of parent, death of father, loss of parent, understanding, orphan
Time: victorian era, victorian england, 19th century
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The Cater Street Hangman (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With the help of a feisty aristocratic woman, a working-class Scotland Yard inspector hunts for a serial killer of young women in Victorian London.
Plot: priest, adultery, murder, serial killer, parent child relationship, female director, sibling relationship, doctor, blood, sister sister relationship, pregnancy, father daughter relationship ...
Time: victorian england, 1800s, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
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48%
The Crucifer of Blood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman asks Holmes to help her father, a former army captain and hopeless opium addict break free of the curse surrounding a stolen treasure.
Style: detective series
Plot: sherlock holmes, leper, fainting, death of father, jewelry, morphine, poison dart, treasure, diamonds, throat slitting, greed, wheelchair ...
Time: 1880s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, hotel, friendship, crime, crimes, deadly, adult virgin, who done it, golden years ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
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Place: england, europe
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Feast of July (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an abandoned young woman in late 19th Century England is taken in by a rural couple with three handsome sons, tragic consequences result.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, intense, talky ...
Plot: pregnancy, soldier, family relations, wartime life, couple relations, down on your luck, tragic hero, love triangle, family life, romance, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, israel, california
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The Shadow in the North (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an elderly client loses a fortune on an investment, fearless Sally Lockhart will stop at nothing to rectify the situation — even if it means risking everything important to her in the process. As Sally sorts out the threads of the mystery — ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: murder, amateur sleuth, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, mystery, partners against crime, partners, amateur detective, crimes, private detective, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
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Slayground (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Stone (Peter Coyote) hits an armored truck without his usual driver. The ensuing getaway leads to the death of an innocent. The payback is swift and brutal. The wronged father hires a twisted, sociopathic assassin to avenge his loss. One by one the ...
Plot: robbery, assassination, dead child, machine gun, manslaughter, hitman, cat, revenge, car accident, murder, death of child, thief
Place: england
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The Turn of the Screw (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young governess, Ann, is sent to a country house to take care of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Soon after her arrival, Miles is expelled from boarding school. Although charmed by her young charge, she secretly fears there are ominous reasons ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, psychotronic
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Place: england, london
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The Moonstone (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Charismatic adventurer Franklin Blake is on the most important quest of his life - to solve the disappearance of the priceless Moonstone and win back Rachel Verinder, his one true love.
Plot: diamond theft, whodunit, country estate, diamond, jewel theft
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Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels—including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham—in half-hour episodes, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to ...
Plot: charles dickens, murder, period piece
Time: victorian england, 1840s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england
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Maigrets Night at the Crossroads (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A complex tale of murder, deceit and greed set in an isolated country community.
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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, estate, mystery, who done it, deadly creature, mysterious character, riddles and clues, crimes, crime, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: europe, england
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A Fugitive from the Past (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Three robbers escape with loot from a heist before one of them shoots them; their corpses wash up near the aftermath of a maritime calamity, provoking a policeman's interest.
Plot: nail, robbery, shipwreck, typhoon, poverty, mistrust, prostitute, murder, arson, redemption
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Robbery (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.
Style: cult film, british noir
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Place: london, england, new york
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Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
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The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes is a British television series that was produced by Thames Television and originally broadcast on the ITV Network. There were two series of 13 fifty-minute episodes; the first aired in 1971, the second in 1973. The ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian era
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, clever ...
Plot: law enforcement, uncover truth, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, poisoning, miss marple, poison, estate, arsenic ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Is For Acid (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John George Haigh, the notorious "acid bath murderer" in 1940s England, becomes the subject of this dramatisation
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, based on true events
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Time: 1940s
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The Safe House (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The brutal murder on her parents leaves daughter and only witness, Finn, injured and traumatised. The police places her at the remote house of trauma psychologist, Dr. Sam Graham. As Finn begins to recover, the cleaner who had first discovered the ...
Plot: psychologist, injury, post traumatic stress, family relations, deception, murder, attack, house, loneliness
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, clever, serious
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, murder, riddles and clues, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, poison
Place: europe, england
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An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the suicide of her friend and employer, who has been teaching her to be a detective, Cordelia Gray (Pippa Guard) takes over his business and begins an investigation of the apparent suicide of the son of a businessman. When the suicide turns ...
Plot: twenty something, death of son, accidental death, investigation, hanging, gun, suspect, country house, female detective, private detective, accident, suicide ...
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Payroll (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ahead with the robbery, but when the driver of the armoured ...
Style: cult film, british noir
Plot: robbery, neo noir, deception, factory, ambush, neo-noir, nudity (full frontal - brief), armored truck, female nudity, heist
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Identity (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Identity is a British police procedural drama television series starring Aidan Gillen and Keeley Hawes, airing in the UK during July–August 2010. Concerning identity theft, the series was created and written by Ed Whitmore, a writer most noted for ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, identity theft, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, track down, hidden identity, police, murder, danger, dishonesty, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A company of British soldiers in colonial India is shaken when the widow of their most honored hero is assaulted. A young officer must defend a fellow lieutenant from the charges in an unusual court-martial, while investigating the deepening mystery ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: battles, military, fighting the system, military life, dishonesty, courtroom drama, society, sexual abuse, false accusation, murder, soldier, rivalry ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1870s
Place: india, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Into the Blue (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Contemporary thriller set partly on the island of Rhodes. A bankrupt former garage owner, now working as a waiter and a caretaker on the Greek isle, is hauled in by the local police when a young Englishwoman he has befriended goes missing. Under ...
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, accused of murder, betrayal, corrupt politician, false accusation, betrayal by friend, missing woman, villa
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Serena (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigate when a woman, apparently the estranged wife of a London painter, is murdered with a shotgun in rural Surrey at the same time as the artist's striking model with her long black hair disappears.
Plot: british police, murder by gunshot, british, sign of the cross, crime investigation, marital separation, murder mystery, police inspector, murder of a woman, questioned by police, shotgun, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, murder, investigation, mastermind, strangulation, serial killer, life is a bitch, mystery, crime, hotshot hero, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, murder, estate, riddles and clues, investigation, haunted by the past, a vision, witnessing a crime, crime, mystery, crimes, deadly ...
Place: europe, england
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