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The Alphabet Murders (1965)
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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: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious
Plot: private detective, parody, serial killer, investigation, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, crime, danger, who done it, law enforcement, deadly, silly humor, murder mystery, casino, clown, blonde, gambling, restaurant, diving, bowling, serial murder, swimming pool, sauna, farce ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard

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Most similar movies to The Alphabet Murders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous and witty films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, investigation, mystery, crime and private detective mostly in Mystery, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Alphabet Murders: Murder by Death (1976), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978), The Trixxer (2004), Without a Clue (1988), Murder at the Gallop (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murder by Death (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are ...
Style: disturbing, humorous, feel good, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: private detective, old mansion, parody, murder, butler, dark and stormy night, riddles and clues, guest, reward, mystery, one night, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Director Paul Morrissey applies a hefty dose of humor to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective story in this interpretation of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Comedian Peter Cook takes on the role of brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes, ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, witty, not serious ...
Plot: parody, private detective, mystery, deadly creature, misfit partners, crime, who done it, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, crimes, partners against crime, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film noir parody with a private eye trying to solve the murder of his milkman.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, parody, murder, small town, disorder, small town life, deadly, law enforcement, private detective, social relations, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Without a Clue (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. When Reginald Kincaid, the actor he has hired to play Holmes becomes insufferable, Watson fires him and tries to go out on his own, but ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, satirical, witty ...
Plot: private detective, farce, parody, actor, mystery, investigation, sherlock holmes, who done it, comedy of errors, disorder, hidden identity, doctor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Murder at the Gallop (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t believe them thus leading Miss Marple to yet again investigate by herself. ...
Style: tense, talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, miss marple, murder, charity, investigation, eavesdropping, last will and testament, horse riding, heart attack, riddles and clues, who done it ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, offbeat, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, crime, crimes, goofy hero, investigation, cooking and food, deadly, disorder, race against time, lobster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, buckingham palace, venice, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
65%
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The Vexxer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigators have to prevent the murder of Victoria Dickman when her name is found on a death list.
Style: humorous, gothic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, parody, nun, crimes, police investigation, master criminal, murder, investigation, disorder, law enforcement, deadly, farce ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Murder Most Foul (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation. The third Miss Marple film starring Margaret Rutherford as the quirky amateur detective.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, courtroom drama, murder, strangulation, mystery, false accusation, murder mystery, crime, life is a bitch, legal investigation, danger ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1951
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: The grandchild of Professor James Moriarty had promised the world that it has only five days left to live. Moriarty is a master of disguise, a crack shot, and is very patient. Several government figures are shot to death, and it seems that it truly ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: parody, murder, conspiracy, satire, private detective, nothing goes right, mystery, dishonesty, disorder, deadly, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
62%
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Murder Ahoy (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During an annual board of trustees meeting, one of the trustees dies. Miss Marple thinks he’s been poisoned after finding a chemical on him. She sets off to investigate at the ship where he had just come from. The fourth and final film from the ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, stylized, talky, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, ship, investigation, murder, poison, snuff, private detective, miss marple, riddles and clues, dishonesty, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.9
 976
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 ⇓
60%
 6.1
 255
Diamond's Edge (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Nick and his slightly dense older brother Herbert run the Diamond Private Detective Agency above Camden Town Tube Station in north-central London. When a master criminal called The Falcon dies, they come into possession of his box ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night
Plot: who done it, frame up, investigation, femme fatale, amateur detective, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, murder, private detective, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Black Bird (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The son of famous detective Sam Spade carries on the family tradition of getting involved with the Maltese Falcon - and with the people who will stop at nothing, including murder, to get it.
Style: offbeat, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, parody, neo noir, investigation, espionage, police detective, deadly, dishonesty, undercover, danger, femme fatale ...
Time: 70s, year 1940, year 1975
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Gumshoe (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, bookstore, satire, who done it, power relations, femme fatale, partners, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby ...
Style: cult film, witty, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, private detective, neo noir, murder, femme fatale, weird, investigation, warden, recruit, power relations, faked death, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 466
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 ⇓
55%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
55%
A Study in Terror (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, private detective, murder, prostitute, amateur detective, slasher, police detective, investigation, crime, who done it, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, murder, investigation, mastermind, strangulation, serial killer, drug abuse, stalking, crime, hotshot hero, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Man in the Brown Suit (1989)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Agatha Christie. An American woman getting involved in a diamond theft in South Africa. Nor Poirot nor Marple.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, adventurer, amateur detective, crime, who done it, riddles and clues, stash, investigation, private detective, danger, cruise, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, south africa, egypt, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 657
Hysteria (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An American wakes up in an English hospital unable to remember anything of his life before a recent car accident. With only a photograph torn from a newspaper to guide him, and an unknown benefactor, he attempts to unravel what looks increasingly ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, memory loss, private detective, riddles and clues, power relations, deadly, disorder, crimes, losing-it hero, psychological thriller ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 371
The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, crimes, manipulation, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, manipulations, crime, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, amateur detective, serial killer, movie star, murder mystery, haunted by the past, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, actor's life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953, 1930s
Place: england, scotland, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Murder with Mirrors (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marple has been summoned to the lavish country estate of her old friend Carrie Louise Serrocold (Bette Davis). Carrie's stepson has been killed, and she fears that his won't be the last corpse to befoul the estate. She's right, and ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, adult virgin, protagonist as suspect, crime, mysterious character, partners against crime, uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, private detective, deadly, law enforcement ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: parody, murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, police investigation, supernatural, chase, misfit partners, who done it, riddles and clues, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, england, europe, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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