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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: landlady, assistant, intrigue, private detective, dead woman, hanged woman, assassin, stockings, basement, murder, police, fear, secret

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and semi serious films with plots about murder, police, husband wife relationship, crimes, crime, death and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The White Spider: Room 13 (1964), The Inn on the River (1962), Small Crime (2008), School of Fear (1969), Sweet Killing (1993). 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: striptease, suicide of mother, female serial killer, stockings, murder, throat slitting, serial killer, mistress, nightclub, train robbery, private investigator, blackmail ...
Place: scotland yard
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95%
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, river, murder, smuggler, scuba diver
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: funeral, police, secret, island, caucasian, accident, flashlight, police officer, dead man, motorcycle, greek, nudist ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: group shower, awkward situation, generation gap, taking a shower, wet clothes, male in shower, seaside, barefoot male, shower room, wrapped in a towel, boarding school, bullying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, hobby, perfect crime, death, police, champagne, marriage, husband wife relationship, sex, bank, murder, burglar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, red light district, prostitution, prostitute, police officer
Place: northern germany, hamburg germany
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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, social media, desperation, theater
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Only the Wind Knows the Answer (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The yacht of millionaire Hellmann explodes in the Mediterranean Sea, with him and 8 men crew on board. Insurance agent Lucas investigates at the Cote D'Azur, because there's the suspicion that it could have been suicide. He finds out that ...
Plot: insurance fraud, yacht, villa
Place: france, mediterranean sea, cote d'azur, french riviera, riviera
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35%
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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, pistol, russian, husband wife relationship, bound and gagged, hostage, poison, tied to a chair, hearing aid, gun, small town, lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rikos ja Rakkaus (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: murder, alcohol, russian, priest, stolen money, funeral, police, love, cat, hospital, police officer, tragedy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, insanity, polish american, terror, ex husband ex wife relationship, nurse, husband wife relationship, fear, judge
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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 ...
Plot: gay pornography, murder, pornography, porn industry, vanity, lgbt, business competition, ego, pornographer, gay sex, male nudity, gay ...
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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, murder, baby, sex scene, female nudity, prostitute, bare breasts, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, french noir ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, voyeur, racism, serial killer, pimp, crime, village, culture clash, small town, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: africa, california
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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, high heels, stockings, newlywed, blackmail, dead woman
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30%
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, false accusations, doctor, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, physician, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, death, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, false accusation of murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, golden years ...
Time: 70s
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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: bleak, serious, stylized, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, hitman, murder, infidelity, family business, crime, crumbling marriage, criminal, love affair, parents and children, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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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: sergeant, dead woman on bed, private detective, drug use, stockings, strangulation, lsd, underwear, young woman, investigation, outsider, car ...
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Killer Housewives (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, Azu's husband Filipe is smug and boorish, but it's his money she slips to family members constantly in need of cash and that she uses to buy gifts for her lover, Pablo. Things start to fall apart when Pablo wants to leave her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, love triangle, crimes, infidelity, housewife, psycho, deadly, crime, gays and lesbians, mentally challenged, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Scoumoune (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense
Plot: bedroom, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, horse, police, one armed man, black pantyhose, living room, horse carriage
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Detective (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emile Chenal and his wife, Françoise, leaned on boxing manager Jim Fox Warner to cough up the considerable sum of money that he owes them, with both the police and the mob circling the situation. In the same hotel, Inspector Neveu looks into a ...
Style: serious, talky, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: hotel, murder, neo noir, shooting, mafia, crime, femme fatale, going straight, neo-noir, investigation, new wave, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
3 Acts of Murder (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1928 Arthur Upfield, Australia’s premier crime writer, plotted the perfect murder for his novel The Sands of Windee. Meanwhile, one of his friends, stockman Snowy Rowles, put the scheme into deadly effect, even before the book was published. ...
Plot: murder, investigation, camel, truck, missing person
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dear Mr. Wonderful (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Pesci is a small man looking for a big break. Owner of a bowling alley and nightclub in Jersey, Ruby Dennis (Pesci) sets his sites on making it big in Vegas. But Ruby finds more than he gambled for and in the end is a much bigger man for it.
Plot: woman with glasses, mirror, taxi, letter, playing acoustic guitar, city, racial slur, old man, torch, piano, black american, male protagonist ...
⇓ 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: mafia, police, warehouse, mafioso, cult
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25%
The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Plot: death, police, murder, rape, serial killer, serial murder, rapist
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: police, husband wife relationship, photographer, love triangle, female thief, abusive husband, love interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: dark humor, clever, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: homoerotic, estate, murder, master and servant, manipulations, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, power relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: austria, europe, bavaria, central europe, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 13K
Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: witty, rough, semi serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, police, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, buddies, going straight, aids, escape, suspicion of murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, bank, fugitives, hostages, master criminal, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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