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The Indian Scarf (1963)
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The Indian Scarf (1963)
Original name: Edgar Wallace: Das indische Tuch
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle before they will be able to inherit anything. At the castle (which is cut off from the outside world), the relatives soon begin to be killed off one by one, each strangled with an Indian scarf.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, lawyer, last will and testament, strangled to death, isolated place, death, whodunit, murder, castle, pianist, scarf, will

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The Inn on the River (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his getaway.
Plot: serial killer, smuggler, scuba diver, river, smuggling, murder, scuba, harpoon, underwater scene
Place: scotland yard, london
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The Monster of Blackwood Castle (1968)
Genre: Horror, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scotland Yard must discover why people are being murdered by a monstrous dog at Blackwood Castle.
Style: slasher
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The Door with Seven Locks (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich man bequeaths seven keys to seven of his friends, but only one will unlock the door to untold wealth.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, murder, secret passageway, locked door, lobotomy, mad doctor, kidnapping, snake, castle, key
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The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
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A Crime (1993)
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Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: "Un Crime" takes place over a single night, between 10pm and 6am. It takes place in a single setting - a millionaire's apartment in Lyon. The film is about the conflict between two men, alone, face to face in the closed world of the ...
Plot: male nudity, male objectification, court, high society, pianist, murder of parents, guilt, corpse, piano, female nudity, death, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man with the Glass Eye (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A pool-hall is used as the front for a white slavery ring.
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Death Benefit (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keeney is a big corporate lawyer who decides to take on a small-time murder case to discover the true circumstances behind the death of a young girl. Virginia McGinnis is the one suspected of pushing the women off the cliff to collect on a ...
Style: psychological
Plot: serial killer, lawyer, justice, murder, investigation
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The Glass Cell (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Portugal
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man is wrongfully imprisoned for five years. Once out, he hears about his wife's supposed adventures outside of their marriage and becomes increasingly jealous.
Plot: released from prison, job seeking, bankruptcy, jealousy, murder, bookstore, lawyer, architect, birthday party, cheating
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
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The Squeaker (1963)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigates a series of murders where the victims have died by snake venom poisoning.
Plot: serial killer, reporter, murder, tiger, crime investigation, snake, police detective, blackmail, poison, suicide of husband, animal bite, blowgun
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Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: TV movie based on the novel "Blood Brothers," about the murder of Jose Menéndez and his wife Kitty by their sons, Erik and Lyle.
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Curse of the Hidden Vault (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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The Sovereign (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: For two months a serial killer has been terrorizing the city of St. Petersburg. Every Wednesday a girl between 9 and 12 years old is the victim. The brutality of the maniac plunges city residents into horror. Parents are afraid of leaving their ...
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Room 13 (1964)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Denmark, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A serial-killer is murdering the ladies of a night club. Detective Gray is seeking for the killer but can only find a lot of gangsters. And the killer is about to act again...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: serial killer, lgbt, empire, gay, murder, fbi, male prostitute, gay interest, serial murder
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The Mysterious Magician (1964)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flag in the Mist (1965)
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Duration: 114 min.
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Style: disturbing, realistic, suspense, serious
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Crime of the Century (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: serial killer, con artists, child abuse, lynch mob, child murder investigation, child murder, homeless man, single mother, false accusation, obsession, child murderess
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The College Girl Murders (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas
Style: slasher, splatter
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, mystery killer, unknown killer, monk, girls' boarding school, insane, crazy, hitman, murder, older man young girl relationship, poison gas ...
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Crimes of Passion: Roses, Kisses and Death (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
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