Movies like The White Spider

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The White Spider (1963)
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The White Spider (1963)
Original name: Die weiße Spinne
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After an automobile accident, in which a man is unrecognizably burnt to a crisp, his wife's only able to confirm the corpse's identity by his talisman: a small, white spider. However, soon, there are more corpses walking around than at a comic con convention and every single one of them was a white spider sitting on or nearby the body.
Style: suspense
Plot: secret, private detective, fear, intrigue, murder, assistant, basement, police, stockings, assassin, hanged woman, dead woman, landlady

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Most similar movies to The White Spider

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, tense, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, police, husband wife relationship, death, female nudity, investigation and sex mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The White Spider: Room 13 (1964), Sweet Killing (1993), Juego peligroso (1967), Small Crime (2008), The Inn on the River (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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...
Plot: stripper, serial killer, murder, striptease, mistress, private investigator, throat slitting, nightclub, female serial killer, suicide of mother, blackmail, train robbery ...
Place: scotland yard
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95%
Sweet Killing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A business man decides to kill his wife but the plan sets off a chain of weird events that cause his life to become a living hell.
Style: suspense
Plot: crime scene, police inspector, burglar, police, death, bank, sex, murder, champagne, husband murders wife, investigation, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Juego peligroso (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Mexico, Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two stories set in Río de Janeiro. The first one (HO) is about a man who picks up a couple of newlyweds on the highway to Río. The couple's car is wrecked and the man offers his help to take the bride to their honeymoon bungalow. Everything ...
Plot: murder, newlywed, dead woman, blackmail, stockings, high heels
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Small Crime (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Leonidas, a young, ambitious police officer, is assigned to a remote island in the Aegean Sea. He dreams of solving important crimes, but there are few to be found in the sleepy beach community where he is left to such menial chores. Each day at the ...
Plot: secret, island, police, funeral, voyeur, nudist, wedding, dancing, kiss, mother daughter relationship, voyeurism, bicycle ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: harpoon, smuggling, scuba diver, smuggler, murder, river
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Arrest the Restless (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two juveniles get mixed up in a street gang, resulting in the murder of a rival gang leader. A crooked cop pins the murder on the boy, but a detective who knows the truth risks his career to help the kid out.
Plot: rival, sergeant, police, murder, street gang, gang, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Small Town Killers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The two tradesmen Ib and Edward are tired of their lifeless marriages and dream of living the good life from the stash of money they've earned moonlighting for years. After a huge fight with their wives the two men get drunk and hire a Russian ...
Plot: hitman, divorce, russian, husband wife relationship, murder, police, airport, gun, small town, hearing aid, lawyer, tied feet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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School of Fear (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager mysteriously disappears from a German boys' school. Also known by the title "School of Fear".
Plot: shower room, bullying, barefoot male, closeted homosexual, bully, murder, pubic hair, shower, criminal, man wrapped in a towel, clothed female naked male, brothel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, judge, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, nurse, fear, polish american, insanity, terror
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Outsider (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Not so uncommon themes of the 1960's are used as dark backdrop for a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con with a bone to pick with the Los Angeles police Dept. Darren McGavin plays David Ross the hired investigator to play a game of follow the money. ...
Plot: private detective, drug use, dead woman on bed, sergeant, stockings, strangulation, lsd, underwear, jazz, police, office, hard boiled ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Silberdisteln (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: elderly, intrigue, female nudity, police, murder, senior citizen, retirement home, old age, plan gone wrong, sarcasm, retirement, nurse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Actor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joseph Kehr, a mentally disturbed aspiring actor returns to New York City to become the 'greatest actor of his generation'. In his pursuit of rising to the top, he enlists in an infamous acting class led by Professor Payton, a cunningly ...
Plot: sociopath, fame, murder, loner, desperation, social media, theater
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rikos ja Rakkaus (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: police, murder, love, petty criminal, corrupt police, pet, prostitution, funeral, russian, alcohol, tragedy, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Crime of Passion (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a physician is murdered, his eldest daughter is accused of the crime, but the man's seductive new wife may not be all that she appears.
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, mystery, doctor, false accusations, false accusation of murder, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, death, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, physician, stepmother stepdaughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Downtown - Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A private eye who's over his head in debt takes on a job snapping photos of his client's rich husband in bed with another woman. But when the husband winds up with three bullet holes that seem to have come from the private eye's own ...
Plot: deception, murder, hard boiled, female homosexuality, blackmail, stripper, threesome, nightclub, hairy vagina, con woman, woman's bare butt, private detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Panic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He ...
Style: psychological, bleak, stylized, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: midlife crisis, hitman, murder, infidelity, family business, crime, psychologist, parents and children, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: murder, police, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, male full rear nudity, simulated blow job, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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King Cobra (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a stranger than fiction true story, King Cobra is a deliciously dark, twisted plunge into the behind-the-scenes world of the pornography industry. A young Sean Paul Lockhart (using the stage name 'Brent Corrigan') is a ...
Style: sexploitation film, tense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: pornography, gay pornography, murder, porn industry, business competition, vanity, ego, gay lead character, film producer, threat to kill, sexual abuse, coercion ...
Time: year 2006, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 63
China Dolls (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tong catches Chiu attempting to rape his wife May (Amy Yip). They scuffle and Tong shoots Chiu dead with Chiu's gun. They flee but Tong is killed in a shootout with police. May begs an officer to take her child, since if he is repatriated ...
Plot: prostitution, baby, murder, pubic hair, prostitute, bare breasts, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Angels of the Street (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Angels of the Street or The Angel of St. Pauli is a 1969 West German crime film directed by Jürgen Roland and starring Horst Frank, Herbert Fux and Werner Pochath. It is set in the St. Pauli red light district of the port of Hamburg.
Plot: illegal prostitution, prostitution, police officer, red light district, prostitute
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Every Second (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Chandu is a petty thief who comes across Satya, an innocent girl who unwittingly comes across a way to a huge amount of money stolen from a bank. While the gang that robbed the bank go after her for the clue, one member dies in her apartment and she ...
Plot: escape, police, psychopath, road trip, police chase, on the run, flashlight, on the road, strangulation, stabbed in the back, bank robbery, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Intrusive Behavior (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Years after the institutionalizing and abandoning of their mentally unstable daughter, the Kilpatrick family becomes victim to mental instabilities of their own as their past comes back to haunt them.
Plot: fear, insanity, death, reporter, police, blood, rape, murder, investigation, evil, court, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ...
Plot: park, murder, police, death, sex, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Wild 90 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Norman Mailer’s first feature filmmaking effort stars the director and his two longtime collaborators Buzz Farbar and Mickey Knox as a trio of gangsters holed up in a ramshackle New York apartment, drinking, braying, and fighting.
Plot: warehouse, police, cult, mafia, mafioso
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Coup de torchon (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any self-respect anymore. But when comes the occasion, his revenge will be ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, french noir ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, pimp, serial killer, voyeur, racism, culture clash, crime, police corruption, love and romance, unlikely criminals, village ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, 1930s, year 1938
Place: africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, parents and children, crime, law enforcement, danger, intrigue, righting the wronged, crimes, mystery, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 64
Riverhead (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A blood feud divides a small town in rural Newfoundland.
Plot: revenge, violence, police, murder, catholic, protestant
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Australian television film based on alleged events surrounding the death of Caroline Byrne in June 1995. Byrne was found in the early morning of 8 June at the base of a cliff at The Gap, a notorious suicide spot in Sydney.
Plot: model, police, murder, millionaire, boyfriend, gay relationship, suicide, cliff, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, arson, bed, fire ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Little Virtuous (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Story: Ferdinand, a young photographer, meets Claire, a supposed cover girl, in a cafe. Although he is instantly attracted towards her, Ferdinand soon learns that she is a professional thief, working for a thug named Brady.
Plot: abusive husband, female thief, love interest, police, photographer, husband wife relationship, love triangle
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Without Compassion (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Peru, Mexico, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lima, 1980s. Based upon Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.
Plot: punishment, confession, murder, police, prostitute, old woman, male female relationship, college student, catholic, religion, death, double murder ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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