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Crime Is Our Business (2008)
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Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Original name: Le Crime est notre affaire
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: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful
Plot: murder, family relations, crimes, investigation, private detective, odd couple, uncover truth, couple relations, partners, amateur detective, disorder, deadly, siblings relations, master and servant, train, father son relationship, corpse, murder witness, mountain, crime, mystery, intrigue, couples, who done it, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, investigation, deadly, who done it and mystery mostly in Crime, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Crime Is Our Business: By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005), Partners in Crime (2012), Towards Zero (2007), Family Values (2008), Lonely Street (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal, talky ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, retirement home, amateur detective, who done it, couple relations, crimes, odd couple, amateur sleuth, cemetery, poison, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, witty, talky, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners, investigation, crimes, crime, mystery, couples, private detective, marriage, eternal youth, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 645
Towards Zero (2007)
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. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, estate, whodunit, family relations, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, couples, family gatherings, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, atlantic ocean, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: island, uncover truth, missing person, investigation, mysterious character, crimes, odd couple, murder, danger, amateur detective, riddles and clues, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 215
Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, manipulation, life turned upside down, family life, parents and children, couple relations, crimes, dishonesty, couples, disorder, husband wife relationship, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 558
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, media, amateur detective, journalism, crimes, dishonesty, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 507
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, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, film within a film, amateur detective, hipster, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Murder She Said (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Miss Marple believes she’s seen a murder in a passing by train yet when the police find no evidence she decides to investigate it on her own. Her inquisitions lead her to a mountain top. The first of four films starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, cult film
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, murder, police investigation, strangulation, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, crime, dishonesty, train, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: suspenseful, neo noir, offbeat, psychological, clever ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, deadly, danger, femme fatale, journalism, dangerous attraction, who done it, obsession, switching roles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: lifestyle, partners, false accusation, celebrity culture, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, fashion, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pauline detective (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After she has been dumped by her boyfriend, Pauline allows her sister to take her to a palace on the Italian Riviera. Instead of savouring the delights of a carefree existence, Pauline prefers to take on the role of an amateur sleuth, convinced ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, crimes, amateur detective, investigation, disorder, romancing a suspect, resort, family relations, crime, siblings relations, missing person, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator (James Cromwell), who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, clever, humorous, biting ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, blackmail, film critic, manipulation, crimes, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, hollywood, who done it, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are crime scene cleaners whose unique quirks and talents solve the most baffling murder mysteries.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, who done it, murder, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, couples, danger, multiple suspects, family business, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 617
Tip Top (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two policewomen from Internal Affairs arrive in a provincial precinct to investigate the death of an Algerian woman who was an informer. One punches, the other eyes, tip top.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, partners against crime, crimes, police detective, corrupt officer, danger, partners, workplace intrigue, police station, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, aging, mystery, law enforcement, crime, amateur detective, private detective, crimes, investigation, family business, family life, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Little Murders of Agatha Christie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, humorous, realistic
Plot: whodunit, investigation, murder investigation, murder, crimes, murder mystery, who done it, partners against crime, mystery, odd couple, partners, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
V.I. Warshawski, Detective in High Heels (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, crime, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, mystery, femme fatale, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
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Let's Sin (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, humorous, realistic
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, who done it, crimes, murder, religions or cults, parents and children, mystery, deadly, father daughter relationship, murder mystery, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.9
 939
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, feel good, captivating, light, tense ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, artists and showbiz, law enforcement, down on your luck, social relations, actor's life, village, village life, deadly, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 625
Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, life turned upside down, mystery, crimes, investigation, deadly, uncover truth, private detective, law enforcement, blackmail, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, track down, murder, buddies, serial killer, crimes, odd couple, society, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Made in U.S.A (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paula Nelson (Anna Karina), a female version of Humphrey Bogart's hard boiled detectives, goes to Atlantic City to meet her lover, Richard Politzer, at an unknown point in the future (maybe 1969). Once there, she learns that Richard is dead and ...
Style: psychological, stylized, realistic, serious, avant garde
Plot: politics, investigation, murder, manipulations, life is a bitch, private detective, crime gone awry, manipulation, psychopath, new wave, celebrity culture, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, teenage life, cons and scams, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 867
Boystown (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor works in a real estate agency in the well-known Chueca neighborhood of Madrid. He hides a terrible secret: he makes apartments available for sale by murdering the old ladies owners that live in them. Then, refurbishes and decorates the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay couple, who done it, gender, parents and children, dark humor, couples, family relations, gentrification, real estate agent, inheritance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 5K
The Bone Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Austrian mountain village, ex-detective Simon Brenner has grown weary of his job repossessing cars and embarks on an extended getaway to the countryside. But before long he becomes embroiled in the convoluted world of the locals of a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: investigation, restaurant, murder, dark humor, private detective, law enforcement, cons and scams, snow, cannibalism, murder investigation, dialect, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
TV show
Story: A sleuthing garage sale maven suspects foul play when her friend dies in an old house with a cursed reputation. Even though police evidence - and even webcam footage of the death – point to natural causes – this mysterious death in a cursed” ...
Style: serious, enigmatic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: who done it, investigation, murder, amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, couples, danger, strong female presence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Partners in Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a 1950s Britain rising from the ashes of the Blitz into the grip of a new Cold War, our beekeeping duo stumble into a world of murder, undercover agents and cold war conspiracy. Tuppence is a woman who sees adventure round every corner, ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, partners, post war, crime, private detective, mystery, crimes, investigation, odd couple, conspiracy, couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, deadly, dark humor, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, gory, crimes, accidental death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 52K
Veronica Mars (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reunion - in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.
Style: suspenseful, witty, twists and turns, light, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: amateur detective, who done it, private detective, murder, investigation, crimes, danger, mystery, lawyers and clients, old love, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.4
 532
At Risk (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "At Risk" introduces Win Garano (Sunjata), the rising star of the Massachusetts State Police, when D.A. Monique "Money" Lamont (MacDowell) sends him to Tennessee to investigate a cold case that took place more than 20 years ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: partners, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, election campaign, uncover truth, fighting crime, mystery, crimes, deadly, legal, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%