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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: family relations, murder, crimes, investigation, private detective, odd couple, uncover truth, couple relations, partners, amateur detective, disorder, deadly, siblings relations, master and servant, train, father son relationship, mountain, crime, mystery, intrigue, couples, who done it, nagging and grouching, quibbling, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about crimes, murder, investigation, crime, deadly, mystery and who done it mostly in Crime, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Crime Is Our Business: Partners in Crime (2012), By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005), Towards Zero (2007), Lonely Street (2008), The Scenesters (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: 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 ⇓
85%
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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, witty, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, estate, mystery, family relations, who done it, riddles and clues, police investigation, danger, crimes, family gatherings, society, multiple suspects ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, missing person, amateur detective, murder, danger, who done it, riddles and clues, dishonesty, odd couple, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 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 ⇓
41%
 5.9
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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
⇓ 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: celebrity culture, lifestyle, partners, false accusation, fashion, disorder, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, journalism, media, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 200
Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, manipulation, dishonesty, disorder, couples, family life, graphic violence, life turned upside down, couple relations, crime, manipulations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: offbeat, realistic, psychological, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: private detective, murder, plastic surgery, hollywood, mystery, hotshot hero, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, danger, who done it, power relations, parody ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, cult film
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, murder, investigation, police investigation, strangulation, crimes, uncover truth, crime, dishonesty, train, serial killer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, captivating, light, feel good, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, investigation, crimes, amateur detective, romancing a suspect, resort, disorder, crime, siblings relations, strong female presence, missing person, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: suspense, cynical, suspenseful, humorous, clever ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, neo noir, film critic, blackmail, hollywood, manipulations, mystery, uncover truth, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
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: investigation, murder, amateur detective, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, uncover truth, danger, couples, strong female presence, supportive spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 557
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, partners against crime, uncover truth, crimes, police detective, workplace intrigue, corrupt officer, police station, partners, danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, estate, legal, amateur detective, private detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
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, who done it, crimes, amateur detective, parents and children, murder, deadly, religions or cults, mystery, murder mystery, father daughter relationship, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, crime, mystery, crimes, amateur detective, family business, aging, family relations, private detective, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, crime, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, deadly, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 876
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 ⇓
26%
 7.0
 5K
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, clever, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, partners, nothing goes right, teenage life, cons and scams, disappearance, family conflict, on the road, crime investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 594
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, life turned upside down, mystery, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, private detective, crimes, uncover truth, blackmail, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Partners in Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
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, private detective, crime, couple relations, post war, mystery, crimes, odd couple, investigation, conspiracy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, track down, partners, odd couple, serial killer, crimes, buddies, racism, disorder, fish out of water, chase, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: stylized, serious, psychological, realistic, avant garde
Plot: politics, murder, investigation, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, life is a bitch, gangsters, mystery, destructive relationship, manipulations, uncover truth, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, crimes, danger, who done it, mystery, suspicion, deadly, police investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 812
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: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay couple, who done it, family relations, parents and children, gender, couples, gentrification, real estate agent, inheritance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 4K
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, dark humor, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, restaurant, murder, private detective, law enforcement, cons and scams, cannibalism, murder investigation, dialect, snow, crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 761
Cortex (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Trapped in an old folks home where people keep going missing, an ex-cop must overcome his Alzheimers to find out who is killing people in this jigsaw thriller.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, elderly, clinic, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, death, mental illness, mystery, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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