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: police, assassin, secret, private detective, fear, intrigue, murder, stockings, assistant, basement, 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 suspense, humorous, realistic and captivating films with plots about murder, police, police officer, crimes, crime, death and blackmail mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The White Spider: Room 13 (1964), The Inn on the River (1962), The Death of Dick Long (2019), Sweet Killing (1993), School of Fear (1969). 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: stockings, throat slitting, nightclub, stripper, train robbery, blackmail, serial killer, private investigator, striptease, mistress, female serial killer, murder ...
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, murder, scuba diver, smuggler, river, smuggling
Place: scotland yard, london
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60%
The Death of Dick Long (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dick died last night, and Zeke and Earl don’t want anybody finding out how. That’s too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: investigation, police, buried truth, secret, buddies, death, small town, sexual abuse, bestiality, blood, crime, crimes
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57%
Sweet Killing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
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, death, divorced divorcee, police inspector, burglar, alibi, husband murders wife, champagne, male female relationship, bank, murder, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: taking a shower, wet clothes, boarding school, shower room, barefoot male, bullying, seaside, male in shower, naked in public, generation gap, nudity (full frontal - brief), awkward situation ...
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47%
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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 ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, light
Plot: secret, police, island, police officer, dancing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dead man, funeral, police investigation, murder, danger, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Rikos ja Rakkaus (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: funeral, love, murder, police, corrupt police, prostitution, petty criminal, pets, mentally challenged, pet, drinking contest, stolen money ...
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42%
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: rivals, gang, police officer, street gang, sergeant, rival, murder, police
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40%
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Vares: The Path of the Righteous Men (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The body of a young woman whose heart has been ripped out of her chest is found in a remote are in Finland. The finder of the body, a dismissed pastor, hires private investigator Jussi Vares to investigate the crime. Vares uncovers a criminal ring ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, captivating, rough
Plot: private investigator, police, sect, secret, psychiatrist, preacher, village idiot, religious fundamentalism, murder, bar, mental institution, private detective ...
Place: finland
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39%
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 agent, insurance fraud, yacht, villa
Time: 70s
Place: france, riviera, mediterranean sea, french riviera, cote d'azur
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37%
A Little Virtuous (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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, love interest, female thief, abusive husband, husband wife relationship, photographer, swashbuckler, jailed, love triangle
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37%
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, friendship between women, female friendship, female bonding, all female cast, sorority, women
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36%
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The Can (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This movie is about strange relationships in one "noname" gymnasium in Czech republic.
Plot: alcoholic mother, female nudity, teenager, cigarette smoking, police, teacher, friendship, student, graffiti, friendship between boys, teacher student relationship, high school ...
Place: prague
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34%
Juego peligroso (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Mexico
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: newlywed, poison, boat, dead woman, lovers, high heels, blonde, stockings, car accident, murder, blonde woman, blackmail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
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33%
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: murder, confession, strangulation, strangled to death
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33%
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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: fame, sociopath, murder, loner, social media, theater, desperation
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, police inspector, suspicion, college student, priest, landlord, old woman, landlady, double murder, catholic, religion, hate ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Dictator's Guns (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat. After a thorough inspection of a prospective vessel, the "Dragoon", Cournot reports his ...
Plot: sailboat, underwater, wound, captain, murder, police, arms smuggling, police officer, diving, sailor, ex husband, seaplane
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: dead woman on bed, private detective, lsd, sergeant, drug use, nostalgia, strangulation, stockings, underwear, police, murder, beatnik ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Indian Scarf (1963)
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 ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: death, scarf, murder, will, pianist, whodunit, castle
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Night Shift (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Hugo Boris, Night Shift focuses on three Parisian police officers charged with driving a stranger back to the border. However, Virginie (Efira) realizes their prisoner will most likely be killed upon return to his country and so ...
Plot: police, massage, police station, pregnant, repeated scene, police officer, pharmacy, shower, airport, cigarette smoking, female police officer, fire ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, female assassin, divorce, murder, police, lawyer, small town, bound and gagged, hostage, russian, husband wife relationship, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: central europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Beaten (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Justina is a fifteen years old girl who lives with her mother and stepfather in Mexico City. In her sexual-awakening, she starts flirting with the only man in her life, her stepfather, causing the accidental murder of her mother and stepfather. ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychological
Plot: flirting, police, murder, teenager, stockholm syndrome, sexual awakening, gang rape, stepfather, rape, mass, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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28%
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 ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: deception, murder, private detective, female homosexuality, hard boiled, noir, blackmail, police, female masturbation, con woman, two way mirror, woman's bare butt ...
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28%
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Killer Hair (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fashion reporter stumbles on a murder investigation in the Nation's Capitol, only to be thrown for a loop when her police detective former lover is assigned to the case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, humorous, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, riddles and clues, deadly, columnist, journalism, crimes, rivalry, fashion, amateur detective, dead woman, hairdresser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c.
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28%
The Woman to be Hanged (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Basar Sabuncu.
Plot: voyeurism, murder, dysfunctional marriage, planned murder, young woman, old man
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28%
The Ruination of Men (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two men jump out from behind some cacti and beat a man over the head with a rock. They then take the body to the dead man's hut, and sit with his body for the night while they talk, complain and dance. Later at the police station, two women ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police station, love triangle, crimes, betrayal, deadly, corpse, widow, dealing with death, crime, unlikely partners, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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27%
The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: mistaken identity, espionage, bomb, escape, helicopter, cold war, disorder, dishonesty, silly humor, goofy hero, intrigue, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, captivating, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, midlife crisis, murder, family business, infidelity, crime, crimes, love affair, crumbling marriage, fall in love, going straight, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%