Movies like The White Spider

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The White Spider
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, suspense, suspenseful and serious films with plots about murder, police, death, assassin, chase, photograph and crimes mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The White Spider: Death of a Corrupt Man (1977), Room 13 (1964), The Cutter (2005), Sweet Killing (1993), King Cobra (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Death of a Corrupt Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano kept proofs of Dubaye's involvement in corrupt ...
Style: suspense
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Place: france, paris france
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Room 13
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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The Cutter
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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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
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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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 ...
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Small Town Killers
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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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, hostage, bound and gagged, pistol, russian, husband wife relationship, lawyer, police, divorce, small town, hearing aid, gun ...
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The Girl Next Door
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, child abuse, cruelty, crime, brutality, sister, suffering, sadist, confined, rape, custody ...
Time: 1950s, contemporary
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The Outsider
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, private detective, dead woman on bed, stockings, strangulation, drug use, lsd, underwear, embezzlement, outsider, car, evidence ...
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Panic
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, stylized, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, crime, hitman, murder, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family drama, loneliness, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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In This Tricky Life
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Cuba, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Montevideo, Uruguay. In this comedic drama, Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon in one of the rich districts of the Uruguayan capital. A bit of a rebel, one day Elisa moves out of her mother's house with her two children and ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, prostitute, store, social misfits, transsexual, womanizer, downfall, redemption, looking for love, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, barcelona spain, uruguay
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Behind Closed Doors
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: La Casa de al Lado is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the United States-based television network Telemundo. This mystery is a remake of Chilean telenovela La familia de al lado produced by TVN in 2010-2011 and is being adapted by the ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating, sinister ...
Plot: estate, intrigue, family problems, family relations, twins, mystery, uncover truth, couple relations, death in the family, family in crisis, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Wild at Heart
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, sexual, dark humor ...
Plot: violence, murder, cult, surrealism, insanity, brutality, strong sexual content, obsession, road trip, on the road, love, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new orleans, texas, california, usa, north carolina
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The Haven
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: Police detective Jacques Laniel's life becomes a nightmare the day drive-by shootists gun down his partner Thomas Colin. His colleagues make matters worse by blaming him for the death, and after his wife leaves him, Laniel decides to quit the ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.
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Crazy in Alabama
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Story: An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.
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The Client
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Duration: 119 min.
Story: A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is ...
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Audience: kids
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Juego peligroso
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, dead woman, blackmail
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Sensitive New-Age Killer
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul as a young boy witnessed the notorious hit man “The Snake” kill a few lowlifes and since that moment he has dedicated his life to cleaning up the streets of all evil doers. Helping Paul with contract killings is his best friend George who ...
Plot: handcuffed to a bed, moral ambiguity, set up, shooting, shot in the chest, hotel, gun, hotel room, violence, murder, revenge, drug use ...
Place: melbourne australia
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Vares: Gambling Chip
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jussi Vares falls in love with a beautiful brunette - only to lose her in a horrible way. After dating Sole a few weeks, her body is found in a bird-watching tower. The investigations come to a standstill, until Vares promises to solve a mystery of ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: crimes, crime, deadly, private detective, hitman, investigation, fall in love, danger, law enforcement, love and romance, private investigator, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Popeye Doyle
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While Popeye Doyle (Ed ONeill) is investigating what appears to be a very simple drug overdose, he becomes involved in international intrigue. The Mosad and various other foreign diplomatic figures turn up everywhere he goes. The drug overdose ...
Plot: murder, intrigue, trap, killer, fistfight, coffee, lingerie, fight, gunfight, nightclub, revolver, footsie under the table ...
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Flower
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to ...
Plot: high school, teenager, single mother, sexually aggressive woman, mentally unstable, falling to the ground, spiked drink, video arcade, mother's boyfriend, house arrest, probation, police siren ...
Place: mexico
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Blackjack
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, witnessing a crime, heroic mission, woman in danger, hitman, tough heroes, danger, crimes, assassination attempt, deadly, heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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Nuns on the Run
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: farce, cross dressing, chase, british, gangster, drugs/alcohol, hidden identity, gangsters, robbery, convent, gender bending, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Silberdisteln
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: elderly, old age, retirement, sarcasm, intrigue, retirement home, senior citizen, plan gone wrong, police, murder, rivalry, female nudity ...
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Hide and Seek
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A desperate, childless couple kidnap a pregnant woman and lead her husband to believe that she is dead.
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Time: 90s
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Something for Everyone
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: clever, dark humor, semi serious, twists and turns, biting ...
Plot: murder, master and servant, corruption, gay, manipulations, estate, greed, german, revenge, hotel, crime, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: austria, new york, europe, boston, tokyo ...
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System:   32%
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Crooked House
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A private investigator helps a former flame solve the murder of her wealthy grandfather, who lived in a sprawling estate surrounded by his idiosyncratic family.
Plot: medicine cabinet, spyglass, reflection in a mirror, hypodermic needle, library, restaurant, portrait painting, horse, car chase, flashback, eating, food ...
Time: year 1957
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