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Towards Zero (2007)
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Towards Zero (2007)
Original name: L'Heure zéro
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inviting the ex-wife to a family reunion when the none-too-secure new wife will be there hardly seems to be a recipe for success, and true to form, bodies have begun to stack up by the end of this cinematic update of a classic Agatha Christie tale. Luckily for the extended clan gathered at a sumptuous waterfront estate in Northern France, Inspector Martin Bataille is on hand to find out not only "who done it" but why.
Style: humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, estate, riddles and clues, family relations, mystery, who done it, police investigation, crimes, womanizer, danger, society, couples, family gatherings, law enforcement, deadly, multiple suspects, countryside, master and servant, whodunit, ex husband ex wife relationship, family feud, inheritance, false evidence, investigation, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, mystery, deadly, investigation, law enforcement and who done it mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Towards Zero: Crime Is Our Business (2008), By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005), Mr & Mrs Murder (2013), Partners in Crime (2012), The Trixxer (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, murder, investigation, odd couple, uncover truth, crimes, private detective, master and servant, siblings relations, couple relations, amateur detective, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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The Little Murders of Agatha Christie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1930s France, Superintendent Larosière has a passion for beautiful women and solving cases, while hapless young inspector Lampion just tries to keep up. Later series, are set in the mid-'50s, where suave Commissioner Laurence unravels ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: whodunit, investigation, murder, crimes, murder mystery, mystery, who done it, partners against crime, murder investigation, partners, law enforcement, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Beresfords investigate mysterious deaths at an old people's home.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, odd couple, who done it, couple relations, crimes, mystery, amateur sleuth, retirement home, couples, partners, quibbling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are crime scene cleaners whose unique quirks and talents solve the most baffling murder mysteries.
Style: humorous, light, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, who done it, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, couples, law enforcement, danger, multiple suspects, deadly, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Partners in Crime (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prudence and Bélisaire Beresford have decided to take things easy. But when a rich Russian heiress disappears, Prudence can't resist and Bélisaire is forced onto the adventure. Their investigation will put them on the trail of a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners, couples, investigation, crime, mystery, crimes, private detective, eternal youth, marriage, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
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The Trixxer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Auf dem Weg von Bitterfeld nach London verirrt sich ein sächsisches Pärchen im Wald. Ein hinterhältiges Subjekt hat den Wegweiser verdreht! So werden die beiden Zeuge, wie "der Mönch mit der Peitsche" vorsätzlich über den Haufen ...
Style: exciting, witty, not serious, humorous
Plot: police detective, murder, mystery, police investigation, danger, serial killer, riddles and clues, partners, law enforcement, mysterious character, crimes, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
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This Girl for Hire (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this pilot for a proposed TV series, B.T. Brady is a flippant, but somewhat klutzy female private detective in Hollywood who sets out to solve the murder of a obnoxious mystery writer. Along the way, Brady gets help from her flamboyant mother ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, hollywood, private detective, artists and showbiz, investigation, showbiz, store, filmmaking ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: california
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Playing Dead (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jean, a forty-year-old struggling, out-of-work actor has hit rock bottom. Although open to any kind of work, he can't get a break. At the unemployment office, his counselor has a rather odd proposal: he can get a job helping the police ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, tense ...
Plot: crimes, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, artists and showbiz, actor's life, down on your luck, social relations, village, village life, who done it, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sunday (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dead body found floating in a lake… Unexplained scratch marks on her neck… Supari killers out to kill her… A taxi driver who yells ‘bhoot, bhoot’ every time he sees her...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, mysterious character, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, memory loss, police investigation, bollywood, corrupt cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, mystery, protagonist as suspect, college life, deadly, legal, college, reluctant partners, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: golden years, crimes, goofy hero, who done it, private detective, satire, investigation, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Hostile Makeover (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: celebrity culture, lifestyle, partners, false accusation, fashion, disorder, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, journalism, media, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
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Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: stylized, suspense, captivating, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: butler, estate, murder, country estate, who done it, master and servant, high society, society, social differences, servant, police investigation, hunting ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, uncover truth, police investigation, fighting crime, danger, law enforcement, riddles and clues, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1930s the family of old Sinas Cavinder, gathered for the reading of his will, find themselves being murdered by a mysterious phantom while two rival reporters compete for the story.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, not serious, captivating, offbeat
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Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Officers Leaphorn and Chee search for a missing anthropologist suspected of stealing artifacts from a burial site.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his features altered to look exactly like his idol. He then opens up a ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, psychological, semi serious, clever ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Private Eyes (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Don Knotts and Tim Conway star in The Private Eyes, a 1980 comedy about two bumbling detectives solving a murder. It's an impressively incompetent affair. Every ancient joke falls with a muffled thud as Knotts and Conway ham their way through ...
Style: humorous, not serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, sexy ...
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Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, scary
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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 ⇓
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The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, who done it, film within a film, crimes, deadly, disorder, amateur detective, hipster, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Avi Nesher's new film tracks the complex relationship between a Jerusalem Graffiti artist and a mysterious modern day prophet who is imprisoned in an abandoned apartment across the Artist's window.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal ...
Plot: investigation, lifestyle, amateur detective, mysterious character, mystery, society, artists and showbiz, religions or cults, supernatural power, rabbi, private detective, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Compromising Positions (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, talky, clever ...
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Mystery of the Yellow Room (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Joseph Rouletabille (Bruno Podalydès), a reporter for a local newspaper, investigates the attempted killing of Mathilde Stangerson (Sabine Azéma), who uses the yellow room of the title as her bedroom. At the time of the revolver shots her room was ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, journalism, mysterious past, mysterious event, locked room, mystery killer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Loser Takes All! (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed. Is a he genius or a con man? Angèle, the head of the the government's bureau, is determined to entrap ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: lottery, cons and scams, crimes, gambling, dishonesty, prodigy, mystery, gambler, mathematics, police, lottery winner, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Welcome to the Roses (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two ex-convicts, MG and Gilbert find refuge in a charming middle-class house whose couple is about to celebrate its 20-year old marriage. Our duo has no other solution than to take this entire brood in hostage. But, contrary to all expectations, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: hostage, murder, fugitives, hostages, crimes, criminal heroes, couples, family gatherings, prison life, prison, husband wife relationship, wedding anniversary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Careless (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: investigation, friendship, obsession, amateur detective, partners, murder, best friends, nothing goes right, romance, track down, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%