Movies like The Alphabet Murders

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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, serial killer, investigation, murder, parody, crimes, riddles and clues, crime, danger, who done it, law enforcement, deadly, murder mystery, miss marple, casino, clown, blonde, gambling, restaurant, diving, bowling, swimming pool, stockings, suspect, police inspector ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard

Most similar movies to The Alphabet Murders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous and clever films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, crime, investigation, mystery and private detective mostly in Crime, Mystery and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Alphabet Murders: Murder by Death (1976), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978), Murder at the Gallop (1963), Murder Most Foul (1964), Murder Ahoy (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murder by Death (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
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, riddles and clues, guest, reward, mystery, one night, dark and stormy night, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
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100%
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: realistic, humorous, witty, suspenseful, not serious
Plot: investigation, parody, murder, small town, neo noir, danger, private detective, mystery, goofy hero, crimes, social relations, small town life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, not serious, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, misfit partners, crimes, curses spells and rituals, mystery, partners against crime, riddles and clues, rivalry, parody, murder, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: realistic, serious, talky, suspenseful, tense
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, charity, investigation, murder, eavesdropping, heart attack, miss marple, serial killer, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Country: West Germany, USA
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: offbeat, feel good, dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, race against time, cooking and food, crime, goofy hero, crimes, deadly, disorder, investigation, magazine ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, courtroom drama, murder, strangulation, false accusation, mystery, murder mystery, dishonesty, deadly, power relations, danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: mind bending, serious, clever, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, ship, investigation, murder, poison, miss marple, snuff, private detective, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
66%
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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 ⇓
66%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, investigation, murder, police investigation, strangulation, crime, uncover truth, dishonesty, train, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, private detective, sherlock holmes, dishonesty, rivalry, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, disorder, deadly, hidden identity, addiction ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: clever, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, neo noir, murder, parody, danger, police detective, espionage, investigation, power relations, deadly, dishonesty, femme fatale ...
Time: 70s, year 1940, year 1975
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
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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 ⇓
62%
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, comic, light, satirical ...
Plot: private detective, farce, sherlock holmes, actor, parody, mystery, investigation, who done it, comedy of errors, disorder, hidden identity, doctor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Inspector Blubber & Co (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A dead body is found and police detective Mårten Späck draws the conclusion that a serial suicide killer is at large. Späck with his colleagues Grünvald Karlsson and Irene Snusk suspect a gang who distributes pirated DVD's of ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, car chase, riddles and clues, crime, crimes, police investigation, serial killer, chases and races, danger, parody, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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
Plot: nun, police detective, goofy hero, murder, parody, estate, farce, disorder, master criminal, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.6
 105
Living to Die (1990)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A burned-out private detective in Las Vegas gets involved in blackmail and murder.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, gambling, blackmail, embezzlement, strong sexual content, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, heist, riddles and clues, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 1K
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, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, amateur detective, journalism, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, partners, private detective, investigation, who done it, mystery, femme fatale ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: witty, humorous, stylized, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, private detective, murder, neo noir, femme fatale, investigation, power relations, recruit, warden, faked death, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Gunn (1967)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The madam of a floating bordello hires private eye Peter Gunn (Craig Stevens) to prove a gangster killed a crime boss.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, uncover truth, gangsters, crimes, mystery, crime, who done it, deadly, undercover, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On Vacation, Miss Marple discovers that death of a British Officer is actully a murder and must solve the the case before the murderer strikes again
Style: serious, clever, mind bending, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: murder, investigation, miss marple, private detective, amateur detective, resort, hotel, murder mystery, who done it, deadly, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
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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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, investigation, siblings relations, chases and races, who done it, crime, crimes, murder, frame up, private detective, deadly, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 435
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 ⇓
55%
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The Cheap Detective (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Plot: private detective, parody, murder, femme fatale, law enforcement, couple relations, heroes, crime, crimes, love and romance, love affair, nothing goes right ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1940
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: investigation, murder, private detective, serial killer, movie star, murder mystery, amateur detective, haunted by the past, crime, unlikely criminals, actor's life, strong female character ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1930s
Place: england, scotland, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: mind bending, serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, murder, train, riddles and clues, private detective, partners against crime, deadly, crime, who done it, mystery, murder investigation, police investigation ...
Time: year 1957, 1950s
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mystery!: Campion (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Campion is a television show made by the BBC, adapting the Albert Campion mystery novels written by Margery Allingham. Two series were made, in 1989 and 1990, starring Peter Davison as Campion, Brian Glover as his manservant Magersfontein Lugg and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: investigation, murder, danger, crime, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, private detective, multiple suspects, partners, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A town busybody is poisoned at a busy reception in the home of famous film star Marina Gregg. The poisoned drink seemed intended for Marina, but Miss Marple is not so sure. She sets out to discover the true identity of the killer before he or she ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, miss marple, murder mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, deadly, destiny, investigation, beach, poisoning, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, crime, law enforcement, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, mystery, dishonesty, deadly, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, manipulations, who done it, police, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%