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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, twists and turns, realistic, witty, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: murder, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation, family relations, womanizer, elderly, danger, society, family gatherings, couples, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, estate, countryside, master and servant, multiple suspects, power relations, mystery, death, inheritance, whodunit, mansion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Towards Zero

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, who done it, investigation and law enforcement mostly in Mystery, Comedy 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), This Girl for Hire (1983). 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, witty, humorous, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: train, murder, couple relations, siblings relations, crimes, uncover truth, master and servant, quibbling, family relations, nagging and grouching, private detective, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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95%
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: offbeat, realistic, surreal, witty, talky ...
Plot: crimes, who done it, crime, partners against crime, couple relations, mystery, missing person, odd couple, partners, couples, quibbling, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, who done it, multiple suspects, murder, couples, law enforcement, family business, danger, deadly, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: suspenseful, witty, humorous, talky, semi serious
Plot: private detective, missing person, amateur detective, odd couple, investigation, riddles and clues, couple relations, mystery, crime, who done it, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: semi serious, witty, suspenseful, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: murder, artists and showbiz, mystery, crimes, investigation, private detective, filmmaking, store, showbiz, law enforcement, deadly, hollywood ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: mystery, who done it, golden years, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, goofy hero, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, private detective, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Playing Dead (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: village life, crimes, artists and showbiz, crime, down on your luck, police investigation, murder, social relations, actor's life, village, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
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: witty, humorous, cynical, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: private detective, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, hotshot hero, who done it, law enforcement, deadly, disorder, couples, amateur detective, femme fatale, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, partners against crime, mystery, who done it, murder investigation, law enforcement, partners, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
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 ...
Plot: murder, librarian, small town, police investigation, crime, investigation, mystery, manipulations, crimes, switching roles, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, mystery, riddles and clues, protagonist as suspect, college life, deadly, legal, college, reluctant partners, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Scandalous (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An investigative reporter following an espionage story goes to London and gets involved with murder, scam artists and rock concerts.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, witty, humorous
Plot: scam, concert, reporter, murder, deadly, dishonesty, mystery, media satire, crimes, journalism, espionage, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lottery, cons and scams, dishonesty, gambling, crimes, mystery, prodigy, police, gambler, mathematics, lottery winner, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: not serious, witty, humorous, exciting
Plot: murder, police detective, mysterious character, crimes, palaces castles and temples, danger, farce, misfit partners, partners against crime, riddles and clues, mystery, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: private detective, murder, uncover truth, who done it, goofy hero, investigation, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, celebrity culture, journalism, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, witty
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dark and Stormy Night (2009)
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: not serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, offbeat
Plot: ghost, murder, dark and stormy night, mystery, mysterious character, deadly, parody, who done it, crimes, characters killed one by one, murder mystery, old dark house ...
Time: 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: infidelity, amateur detective, murder, investigation, suburban life, unsupportive spouse, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, social decay, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Wonders (2013)
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: humorous, witty, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: private detective, rabbi, investigation, amateur detective, mysterious character, crimes, artists and showbiz, mystery, society, lifestyle, intrigue, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, elderly, love and romance, partners against crime, who done it, loss of partner, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: murder, farce, investigation, maid, butler, who done it, mystery, crime, dishonesty, superior, incompetent police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe
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33%
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, realistic, humorous, twists and turns
Plot: murder, crimes, master and servant, confined, gangsters, prison, deadly, couples, prison life, dishonesty, anniversary, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: private detective, serial killer, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, crime, crimes, danger, who done it, parody, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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
Plot: murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, police investigation, supernatural, parody, chase, amateur detective, police detective, serial killer, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: realistic, offbeat, humorous, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crime, crimes, artists and showbiz, who done it, fish out of water, filmmaking, deadly, disorder, investigation, cocaine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, amateur detective, tough law enforcer, mystery, uncover truth, investigation, partners, couples, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, captivating, enigmatic, bleak, biting ...
Plot: murder, estate, butler, high society, master and servant, social differences, servant, police investigation, who done it, country estate, society, jealousy ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: DNA evidence and camera footage places a corrupt CEO as the prime suspect in the murder of a company whistle-blower, but Jane Doe believes the real killer may be a twin sibling.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: whistleblower, investigation, amateur detective, murder, twins, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, power relations, top executive, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Notorious Landlady (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: diplomat, attempted murder, landlady, disability, missing person, murder, crimes, uncover truth, legal action, chase, rivalry, heist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I Have an Objection (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is a murder while at prayer. Selman Bulut, the imam of mosque, starts to investigate the murder and faces with people in the neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, crimes, who done it, mystery, parents and children, murder, religions or cults, deadly, father daughter relationship, murder mystery, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%