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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Most similar movies to Miss Macabre

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, humorous and semi serious films with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, deadly, mystery, dishonesty and dog 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, supernatural, supernatural power, occult, spell, murder, satanism, sorcerer, mother, devil worship, bare breasts
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, investigation, dangerous attraction, crimes, who done it, danger, couples, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: rough, suspenseful, 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: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rape, pubic hair, shovel, burial, gay sex, gay interest, undead, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, 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: humorous, exciting, cynical, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, bar, neo noir, kidnapping, bounty hunter, bank, murder, down on your luck, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gangsters, 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, murder investigation, police detective, murder, death, marijuana, dysfunctional family, police, criminal as protagonist, teenager, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 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, fall in love, danger, amateur detective, love and romance, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: bdsm, abused woman, family relations, mental illness, pedophilia, first sexual experience, prostitution, rapist, zoophilia, psychiatry, train travel, prank ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, kosovo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 66K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, neighbor, obsession, paranoia, new neighbor, old dark house, vacation, neighborhood, eccentric family, disorder, investigation, obsessive quest ...
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, halloween costume, murder, halloween, witch, evil spirit, haunted house, ghost, slasher killer, evil doll
⇓ 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: serious, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, comic ...
Plot: satire, dog, private detective, false accusation, intrigue, deception, insecurity, murder, disfigured face, tabloid, embezzlement, possession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, deadly, loss of partner, love and romance, mystery, partners against crime, odd couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: journalist, cinema, blood, serial killer, murder
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, light ...
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, rescue, rivalry, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, ex law enforcer, conflict, childhood sweetheart, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, vienna, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 523
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, goofy hero, uncover truth, who done it, investigation, dishonesty, disorder, celebrity culture, crimes, journalism, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 216
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: musical performance, woman in underwear, escaped mental patient, fortune cookie, dagger, inheritance, cellist, thief, love interest, police shootout, best friends, classical music ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 19K
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, not serious ...
Plot: parody, murder, phone sex, false accusation, mental institution, farce, crimes, heroes, protagonist as suspect, frame up, heist, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, suspenseful, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: femme fatale, manipulation, neo noir, couple relations, crime, manipulations, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, cons and scams ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ 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, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, politics, murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, state affairs, friendship, missing person, law enforcement, attempted murder, investigator ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, on the run, deadly, fighting crime, dishonesty, couple relations, bollywood, murder suspect, swimming, gambling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ 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, swimming pool, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, apartment complex, false accusation, corpse, python, goth girl, female nudity, police, scientist, tenant ...
⇓ 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: spectacle, erotic thriller, slasher, murder, actress, filmmaker
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, critic, murder investigation, serial killer, film school, satire, film festival
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, cigarette smoking, voyeur, lesbian, lesbianism, leg, stockings, female nudity, psychiatrist, menage a trois, legs ...
⇓ 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, female detective, sculpture, mannequin, camp, breaking the fourth wall, spy spoof, nightclub, bisexual girl, blowgun, painter, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 442
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: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: conspiracy, intrigue, woman in danger, danger, amateur detective, undercover, who done it, espionage, island, family, uncover truth, crimes ...
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, treasure hunt, forest, waterfall, polaroid, video camera, male nudity, partial female nudity, female nudity, scavenger hunt, butt naked, sex ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Santo vs. the She-Wolves (1976)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Also known as Santo vs. the She-Wolves
Plot: murder, superhero, werewolf, witch, mystery killer, wrestling, wrestler
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 2K
Numb (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Husband and wife, Will and Dawn, are in financial crisis after learning the job Will was counting on to salvage their financial future has disappeared in the midst of a market collapse. They set out to drive home on the winter highway back to their ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: wilderness, winter, stolen gold, treasure, motel, treasure hunt, ex convict, survival, hitchhiking, corrupt cop, breaking and entering, husband wife relationship ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%