Movies like Miss Macabre

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Miss Macabre (1972)
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Miss Macabre (1972)
Original name: Doña Macabra
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of Armida (named ¨Doña Macabra¨ by her neighbors) and Demetria, two old women who live in an old house with Octavio, a kind of mad scientist. Their lives take an unexpected turn when the nephew of Armida, Lucila, recently married with Othón, arrive to the house looking for and old treasure, believed to be buried in the house. They will find a lot of dark and unexpected secrets.
Plot: witch, dog, monkey, treasure hunt, clock, panther, hidden treasure, secret passageway, severed arm, aunt niece relationship, gold coin, burial, disembodied hand, gorilla suit

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous and semi serious films with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief) and dishonesty mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Miss Macabre: I Murder Seriously (2002), The People Under the Stairs (1991), Where's Marlowe? (1998), Angels with Tethered Wings (2014), The Blue Iguana (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lovers of the Lord of the Night (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Venusita falls in love with the son of a wealthy family whose mother sends her son off to the United States in order to keep the two apart. Not to be rejected so easily, Venusita visits Saurina the sorceress who comes up with a spell that kills off ...
Style: satanic, psychotronic
Plot: witchcraft, witch, spell, sorcerer, murder, supernatural, mother, satanism, bare breasts, devil worship, supernatural power, occult
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
I Murder Seriously (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A cop sets out to find a man who has been delivering too much of a good thing in this offbeat comedy. Police detective Martinez (Jesus Ochoa) has been handed a most unusual case -- a number of local prostitutes have been murdered, and it's up ...
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, dangerous attraction, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, danger, deadly, couples, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, human monster, serial killer, murder, break in, incest, manic, disfigurement, child abuse, guard dog, robbery gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
45%
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Angels with Tethered Wings (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Angels with Tethered Wings is an unusual, quirky and erotic three-part drama - a back-from-the-grave revenge flick about hope and forgiveness! The film follows what happens when a good man does a bad thing for a good reason. He tries to right a ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: pubic hair, shovel, male nudity, gay sex, burial, undead, gay, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, mystery
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Blue Iguana (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The IRS sends Recovery Specialist Vince Holloway south of the border to the dangerous town of Diablo to rob the outlaw bank where criminals launder their cash.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, rough, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, chase, bounty hunter, neo noir, kidnapping, murder, bank, crime, gangsters, heist, cons and scams, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Extracurricular Activities (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The outrageous life of Reagan Collins, a model high school student with a "killer" after-school job that involves arranging “accidents” for his classmates' parents. When seasoned police detective Cliff Dawkins starts putting the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, twist ending
Plot: nudist, stalking, police detective, murder investigation, murder, death, dysfunctional family, teenager, criminal as protagonist, police, husband wife relationship, party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Advantages of Travelling by Train (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A casual encounter in a train will lead Helga Pato to a circle of insanity, perversion and trash, a lot of trash.
Style: dark humor, non-linear
Plot: zoophilia, bdsm, pedophilia, first sexual experience, family relations, abused woman, mental illness, pedophile, psychiatry, prostitution, rapist, train travel ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: madrid, kosovo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 13K
Foul Play (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, murder, hitchhiker, woman in danger, crimes, danger, fall in love, amateur detective, love and romance, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 67K
The 'Burbs (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation. But it's hardly how Ray, who ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, witty, gothic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, neighbor, obsession, paranoia, new neighbor, old dark house, vacation, neighborhood, eccentric family, disorder, obsessive quest, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Vacaciones de terror 2 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: En esta noche de brujas la muerte estara presente.
Plot: witchcraft, haunted house, evil doll, murder, halloween, slasher killer, ghost, evil spirit, witch, halloween costume
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dogwoman: Dead Dog Walking (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Story: Margaret O'Halloran is a dog trainer with a unique talent and a nose for a mystery. Now an old lady has been savaged to death, her faithful dog is the prime suspect. But Margaret smells a murderer of the two legged variety.
Style: captivating, humorous, serious, suspenseful, comic ...
Plot: satire, dog, private detective, false accusation, deception, intrigue, insecurity, murder, disfigured face, blood, split personality, embezzlement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 3K
Up! (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Up! is a 1976 soft core sex comedy film directed by American filmmaker Russ Meyer. The plot centers around a bizarre murder mystery involving the death of former Nazi Adolf Schwartz, a caricature of Adolf Hitler, who was living in hiding in a ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, not serious, sexual ...
Plot: small town, murder, parody, sexism, bondage, rape, outdoor sex, small town life, working undercover, nightclub, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, northern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
36 China Town (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Sonia [Isha Koppikar] is the owner of a casino in Goa. A successful entrepreneur, the only love in her life is her son. When the toddler suddenly goes missing, the lady is distraught and distressed. She offers a huge reward [Rs. 25 lacs] to anyone ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, couple relations, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, fighting crime, bollywood, murder suspect, gambling, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 1K
The Big Fix (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Moses Wine, Richard Dreyfuss, at home one night watching a football game that he bet on is contacted by an old flame back from his radical days in collage Lila, Susan Anspach. Lila wants Moses to work for a candidate for governor of California, ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, murder, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, state affairs, friendship, missing person, divorced man, private investigator ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Apartment Complex (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A graduate student named Stan becomes the manager of an apartment complex which is quite uncommon. The tenants are all quite eccentric and uncommon characters, and the place is quite run down in certain spots. The previous manager had disappeared in ...
Style: neurotic
Plot: redhead, female nudity, weirdo, scientist, twins, tenant, python, diary, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, swimming pool, goth girl, accused of murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Acting on Impulse (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An erotic thriller actress becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a B-movie producer, leading her to hide out and engage in sexual thrills with a pair of innocents.
Plot: slasher, spectacle, erotic thriller, murder, actress, filmmaker
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Auteur Theory (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: At an absurdly self-indulgent student film festival, the directors of the (mostly terrible) short films start getting killed off one by one and a budding British documentary filmmaker decides to investigate.
Audience: student film
Plot: film within a film, murder investigation, film festival, critic, serial killer, satire, film school
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.2
 525
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, journalism, amateur detective, disorder, celebrity culture, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 20K
High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: parody, murder, phone sex, false accusation, mental institution, farce, danger, heist, disorder, mental illness, frame up, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 286
Bedroom Eyes (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young businessman, out joging one night, sees a beautiful woman undressing in her bedroom window and he is compelled to return every night to watch her, until one night he witnesses a murder in the same apartment and soon becomes the prime suspect ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: murder, voyeurism, legs, plot twist, menage a trois, psychiatrist, stockings, lesbianism, lesbian, leg, cigarette smoking, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Right after Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California, in 1955, a toy salesman in town for a convention brings his wife with him so they can both go to Disneyland. They stay at a rundown place called the Sunset Motel nearby. Soon the wife is having an ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, manipulation, voyeurism, cons and scams, hotel, dangerous attraction, disorder, power relations, couples, memory loss, sexual relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 220
Missing Pieces (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As sole heir to a relative's estate, Wendel is surprised to learn that the only thing he's been left is a riddle. However, he and his musician friend, Lou, are soon thrust into a comic chase, as an assortment of unsavoury characters, ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: mysterious death, thief, inheritance, murder, chase, woman in underwear, puzzle, corrupt lawyer, racist remark, mental institution, musician, henchman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sloane, a handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother, Ed. He is recognized by Kemp (Dadda) as the murderer of Kemp's former employer, whereupon Sloane ...
Style: dark humor, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, manipulations, siblings relations, eccentric family, human nature, dangerous attraction, farce, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, gender, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
 6.8
 194
The Fiend (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Il Mostro is a 1977 Italian thriller film directed by Luigi Zampa and starring Johnny Dorelli.
Plot: murder, journalist, blood, serial killer, cinema
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Come Sweet Death (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Former detective Brenner has become an ambulance driver and finds himself, much to his dismay, caught up in a war between two rival first aid organizations.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, rescue, law enforcement, ex law enforcer, rivalry, mystery, deadly, childhood sweetheart, conflict, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, vienna, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Two Undercover Angels (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: "Red Lips" are two female detectives trying to find missing models and dancers. A pop artist called Klaus Thriller and his werewolf-like assistant, Morpho, are the main suspects for the murderers.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: model, artist, female detective, painter, female nudity, nightclub, sculpture, camp, spy spoof, blowgun, drunkenness, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 446
Trenchcoat (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, family, island, undercover, intrigue, amateur detective, danger, mystery, who done it, writer's life, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 402
G.P.S. (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: College friends embark on a GPS treasure hunt in search of money. Instead of finding buried treasure, they find a buried coffin that contains photos of a kidnapped woman and GPS coordinates that lead deeper into the forest. Are the photos real or ...
Plot: murder, polaroid, treasure hunt, waterfall, forest, nipples visible through clothing, nipples, female tied up, bikini, female nudity, pink bra, gps ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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