Movies like Hollywood Harry

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Hollywood Harry (1986)
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Hollywood Harry (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tongue-in-cheek account of a private eye hired to find a young porn actress.
Plot: private detective, sex, dancing, erotica, hollywood, male nudity, chase, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Hollywood Harry

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and semi serious films with plots about murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), private detective, female nudity, crimes, sex and chase mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Hollywood Harry: Walking the Edge (1985), Red Silk (1999), To Fetch a Predator (2012), Stripteaser (1995), Twenty Plus Two (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, gangsters, taxi driver, crime gone awry, deadly, investigation, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, psychopath, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 110
Red Silk (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jess Francos own remake of his 1969 picture "Sadisterotica" aka "Rote Lippen" aka "Der Wolf - Horror pervers".
Plot: photographer, murder, prostitution, male nudity, threesome, pistol, art theft, erotica, it was all a dream, private detective, con artists, sex show ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
To Fetch a Predator (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: With a spoof on the famous Dateline NBC show playing in the background, this crime thriller - a la Hitchcock interlaced with wry humor - is a fun "Darkotica" that will make you sit on the edge of your seat and thrill you with a smile. ...
Plot: gay sex, jail, erotic fantasy, newborn, lawsuit, pedophile, unhappy marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), erection, erotica, nanny, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.7
 230
Stripteaser (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: As Zipper's Clown Palace (a strip bar) closes, Neil wanders in and decides to hold the dancers, bartender, and remaining customers hostage. He torments them with little tasks he wants performed, playing on their weaknesses and relying on his ...
Style: cult film
Plot: hostage, nightclub, stripper, psychopath, female nudity, man with glasses, erotica, murder, kidnapping, sex, exploitation, loner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Twenty Plus Two (1961)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Julia Joliet handles fan mail for movie stars. Now someone has a message for her, delivered at point-blank range. David Janssen (TV’s The Fugitive) brings his laconic cool to Twenty Plus Two as Tom Alder, a Los Angeles private eye who ties ...
Plot: private detective, disappearance, killer, secretary, investigation, hollywood, bellhop, murder, heiress, movie star, missing person, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: year 1961, 1960s, 60s
Place: chicago illinois, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: cynical, stylized, atmospheric, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, murder, betrayal, profanity, friendship, bribery, disfigurement, investigation, crime, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Fatal Instinct (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is seduced by a woman while his wife is having an affair with ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: parody, murder, femme fatale, on the run, love triangle, crimes, deadly, manipulation, dangerous attraction, manipulations, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, filmmaker, film within a film, noir, existentialism, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.6
 624
The Octopus (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gabriel, dit Le Poulpe (The Octopus) is a laid-back private investigator who works on cases for his own pleasure. He is drawn to the fictional Loire Valley port of Angerneau, with his lover Clotilde who has been summoned by the police concerning the ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: cargo ship, hamster, grave robbing, female nudity, drunkenness, sex, police, cafe, father daughter relationship, prostitute, monologue, dwarf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Intimate Nights (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: shower, sex, female nudity, breasts, male nudity, police, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby ...
Style: cult film, witty, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: parody, private detective, neo noir, murder, femme fatale, weird, investigation, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, power relations, warden ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Bare Hunt, or My Gun Is Jammed (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A private investigator tries to crack a case involving a number of dead nude women.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), private detective, exploitation, murder of a nude woman, murder, nudie cutie, camp, sex, nude woman murdered, hanged woman, nude swimming, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Late Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, love and romance, odd couple, mystery, elderly, aging, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Take It Out In Trade (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple hire a detective to locate their missing daughter. He finds her in a "house of ill-repute."
Plot: sexploitation, exploitation, transvestite, sex, female nudity, cross dressing, gay interest, garbage, nudity (full frontal - brief), private detective
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hollywood, crimes, hip hop, reluctant partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
P.I. Private Investigations (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young architect finds himself being stalked by a gang of criminals who believe he knows something that could expose their activities.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, stalking, journalism, private detective, crime, crimes, law enforcement, media, graphic violence, danger, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Salt and Pepper (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: London nightclub owners (Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford) play spy and foil a military madman out to overthrow the government.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, espionage, buddies, deadly, amateur detective, danger, crimes, farce, law enforcement, undercover, heroes, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dancing with Danger (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Portland taxi dancer is a suspect in a series of murders involving her former customers.
Plot: serial killer, private detective, disappearance, dance hall, love interest, neo noir, estranged husband
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 19K
Nancy Drew (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intrepid teenage private eye Nancy Drew heads to Tinseltown with her father to investigate the unsolved murder of a movie star in this old-fashioned whodunit based on Carolyn Keene's popular series of books for young adults. But can the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, teen comedy, girls' night ...
Plot: amateur detective, riddles and clues, single parent, young heroes, chase, who done it, disorder, family relations, private detective, danger, hollywood, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, noir, female homosexuality, hard boiled, blackmail, hairy vagina, woman's bare butt, con woman, photograph, two way mirror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 273K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous, buddy movie ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, pornography, father daughter relationship, party, alcoholic, single father, corruption, murder, investigation, neo noir, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 843
Private Eye (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story takes place in occupied Korea at the start of the 20th century, where a young student in medicine discovers the murdered body of the son of a government official. Being scared of being accused, he decides to hire Hong Jin-ho (a detective) ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, sex scene, sherlock holmes, espionage, voyeurism
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Goodnight, My Love (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Gruff gumshoe Francis Hogan is hired by a mysterious woman to find her boyfriend who has gone missing. With his perpetually hungry partner in tow, Hogan must untangle a web of intrigue involving the criminal underworld and a dead courier. One ...
Plot: murder, investigation, assassination, gun, bandit, bookies, case, hotel, blonde, nightclub, bookie, surveillance ...
Time: year 1946, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Grijpstra & De Gier (1979)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Detectives Grijpstra and De Gier are sent to investigate the case of a man who apparently hanged himself in a center for oriental meditation. It is ruled as suicide and the case seems to be closed, but the same night there is an attempted break in. ...
Plot: gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, murder of a nude woman, drugs, nude woman murdered, female nudity, police, sex, cocaine, motorcycle
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 366
The Bubble (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Makis , a man with difficulties in the stock market, falls for Roula , who is the mistress of a big tycoon , which Makis has invested in. Makis becomes witness to an assassination gone wrong. The police are after him thinking he is the shooter but ...
Plot: boat, terrorist group, masturbation, male nudity, bomb explosion, hitman, stock market, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, terrorist, hand job, investor
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 629
Peeper (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.
Style: semi serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, adoption, missing person, crimes, mystery, deadly, parody, office, cruise ship, cabaret, stand up comedian ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, dentist, gangsters, danger, vengeance, criminal heroes, organized crime, attempted murder, faked death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 6K
Exit to Eden (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, where they try to retrieve the film. Elliot begins falling in ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, nudity (full frontal - brief), bondage, bdsm, mistress, smuggler, love, sexuality, farce, police investigation, romance, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 1K
Hot Tamale (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip to Los Angeles inadvertently leads a young man from Wyoming into a wild maze of psychotic hit-men, racy women, jewel thieves and a salsa band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heist, on the road, nothing goes right, chase, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, gang, stolen money, fish out of water, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, wyoming, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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