Movies like The Gumshoe Kid

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The Gumshoe Kid
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man has to take over the ruined detective agency of his father and his uncle. There are two major difficulties to manage: His uncle and his new job.
Plot: detective agency, taking a shower, gypsy, hitman, private investigator, topless, clumsiness, love interest, mafia, uncle nephew relationship, witness, female nudity, car chase, father son relationship, harvard
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Psych
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
USA
44 min.
 8.4
Remington Steele
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 7.3
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Most similar movies to The Gumshoe Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and humorous films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, violence, car chase, father son relationship and female nudity mostly in Crime, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Gumshoe Kid: Mannix (1967), Switch (1975), 30 Minutes or Less (2011), Psych (2006), Last Rites (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
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Mannix
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mannix is an American television detective series that ran from 1967 through 1975 on CBS. Created by Richard Levinson and William Link and developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character, Joe Mannix, is a private investigator. He ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: private detective, crime, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, mystery, kidnapping, deadly, law enforcement, detective agency, private investigator, long range rifle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.3
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Switch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Switch is an American action-adventure, tongue-in-cheek detective series starring Eddie Albert and Robert Wagner, who work as private eyes, for a deceptive sting operation. It was broadcast on the CBS network for three seasons between September 9, ...
Plot: ex-cop, detective agency, private investigator, sting operation, private detective, partner, father son relationship
Place: los angeles
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System:   72%
    User:   77%
 
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30 Minutes or Less
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, heist, bank robbery, crime, verbal byplay, buddies, race against time, unlikely criminals, foul language, dialogue, weed, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
 8.4
 75K
Psych
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, intellectual, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime, private detective, clairvoyant, buddies, police station, investigation, police, partners, best friends, who done it, unconventional method, intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
 5.2
 906
Last Rites
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After witnessing her lover being murdered by his jealous wife, Angela seeks refuge in a church where she encounters a young priest named Michael, who gives her sanctuary. But the killing was not a simple act of passion, as the victim had ties to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twist ending, surprise ending
Plot: gangsters, hidden identity, witnessing a crime, crime, church, intrigue, forbidden love, impossible love, love affair, hitman, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, new york, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Remington Steele
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Remington Steele is an American television series co-created by Robert Butler and Michael Gleason. The series, starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan, was produced by MTM Enterprises and first broadcast on the NBC network from 1982 to 1987. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, verbal byplay, mystery, investigation, adventure, dishonesty, partners, workplace, hidden identity, private investigator, reluctant partners, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 4.7
 374
Bounty Hunters
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jersey Bellini is a bounty hunter who forms an uneasy partnership with a rival to capture a fugitive. But the hunters soon discover that the crook is also the man the mob most wants dead! Ready to battle anyone in their way, these hard-hitting ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, criminal heroes, on the road, adventure, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gangsters, chase, hostages, on the run, reluctant partners, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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Who's Harry Crumb?
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, investigation, crime, stupidity, cons and scams, mystery, missing person, crimes, dialogue, chase, disguise ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
I Follow in My Father's Footsteps
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Plot: detective agency, portuguese, chambermaid, heart transplant, scam, apprentice, search for father, limp, swindle, highway, strip club, partner ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
Republic of Doyle
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Republic of Doyle is a Canadian comedy-drama television series set in St. John's, Newfoundland which debuted 6 January 2010 on CBC Television. The show stars Seán McGinley and Allan Hawco as Malachy and Jake Doyle, a father and son who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, small town, investigation, family business, crimes, family relations, parents and children, small town life, couples, social relations, parent child relationship, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
 6.4
 6K
10th & Wolf
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A former street tough returns to his Philadelphia home after a stint in the military. Back on his home turf, he once again finds himself tangling with the mob boss who was instrumental in his going off to be a soldier.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, crimes, desert, dishonesty, law enforcement, family relations, undercover, mafia, life is a bitch, soldier, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
Simon & Simon
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from November 24, 1981 to January 21, 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two brothers who run a private detective ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, crime, reluctant partners, mystery, siblings relations, crimes, partners, family relations, workplace, partners against crime, ego clash, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
Secret Agent 00 Soul
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Story: This James Bond spoof sees Billy Dee Williams playing an international agent who quits his job to open a detective agency in the 'hood'.
Style: comic
Plot: detective agency, intelligence agency, gadgetry, fast food restaurant, james bond spoof, spy spoof, secret service, spy hero, fast food, tuxedo, black man, undercover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, talky, witty ...
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, murder, surveillance, violence, torture, thief, neo noir, actor's life, christmas, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, denver colorado, venice beach california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Deadly Circuit
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beauvoir, lonely, aging private detective, is put on the bloody track of beautiful Catherine Leiris who kills and robs her rich husband(s) on their wedding night. Although he never approaches her directly, he follows her and increasingly feels to be ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, neo noir, femme fatale, private detective, serial killer, obsession, mystery, investigation, murder, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, brussels belgium, cote d'azur, monte carlo, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
 5.5
 8K
City Heat
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, crime, gangster, buddies, gunfight, parody, chase, organized crime, pornography, master criminal, mob, partners against crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
 5.7
 2K
Capone
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, crime, gangsters, tough heroes, criminal heroes, ambition, crimes, prohibition, dishonesty, gang, leadership, frame up ...
Time: 20s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
Action Jackson
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, martial arts, car chase, violence, police, master criminal, nightclub, explosions, tough law enforcer, crime, against the rules ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
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 7.6
 1K
Kingpin
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rule the family. Control the empire. A Change in power looms imminent in the drug cartel family.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, family life, gangsters, partners against crime, drug dealing, rise and fall, drug cartel, parents and children, siblings relations, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, thailand, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
 6.6
 14K
Shaft
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, crime, gangsters, kidnapping, mafia, gunfight, gangster, violence, hitman, organized crime, vigilante, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 6.3
 3K
Dirty Deeds
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1960's Sydney, this is the story of an Australian gangster whose booming business, buoyed by the influx of U.S. soldiers in town for R&R during their tours in Vietnam, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, vietnam war, blind ambition, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: asia, australia, usa, vietnam, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
 7.2
 143K
Lethal Weapon 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, revenge, violence, car chase, death, gunfight, verbal byplay, buddies, torture, brutality, police, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
Gunfight at Comanche Creek
Genre: Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Comanche Creek, Colorado, 1875: Prisoner Jack Mason is broken out of jail by a gang of strangers. They use him in a robbery, then when the dead-or-alive reward is high enough, they shoot him and collect. The National Detective Agency, now knowing ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, old west, investigation, track down, bar, tough heroes, prison, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
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 6.5
 10K
Crying Freeman
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, hitman, artist, police investigation, assassin, violence, sword fight, crime, superhero, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, china, canada, hong kong, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
 5.7
 5K
Army of One
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wellman Santee (Dolph Lundgren) a former race car driver, whose livelihood is transporting exotic stolen super cars, is involved, with his partner Eddie, in shoot out, resulting in the deaths of his friend and a highway cop. Santee is framed for the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, car chase, fugitives, desert, hostages, chase, tough law enforcer, prison, on the run, escape, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
 6.8
 4K
Prime Cut
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: murder, crime, chase, violence, gangsters, corruption, revenge, vengeance, prostitution, gangster, drug dealing, collector ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
 7.5
 85
Buddy Faro
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Buddy Faro was the best private detective in the business, until he disappeared in 1978 after a case went bad. Twenty years later, he's brought back to Los Angeles by private detective Bob Jones and they reopen Buddy Faro Investigations.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, mystery, crimes, buddies, fish out of water, partners, misfit, friends, disorder, detective agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
 7.8
 10K
Stolen Kisses
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, romance, private detective, adultery, coming of age, french, fall in love, love, love and romance, relationships, mentor, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, paris france, montmartre paris
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System:   30%
    User:   26%
 

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Nero
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Right after she moves in with him, Frederico's new girlfriend Francesca sends him back to her former boyfriend's apartment to fetch her something she forgot - but he's surprised to find him lying there - dead. Assuming that Francesca ...
Style: twist ending, dark humor
Plot: clothed male naked male, irony of fate, setting a fire, crying male, private investigation, murder by stabbing, mafioso, death by suffocation, murder by strangling, bossy woman, identification, pointing a gun at someone ...
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System:   29%
    User:   29%
 
 7.2
 459K
21 Jump Street
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: working undercover, high school, undercover cop, partners against crime, friendship, police investigation, parody, misfit partners, unlikely friendships, gunfight, foul language, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
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