Movies like Pauline detective

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Pauline detective (2012)
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Pauline detective (2012)
Original name: Pauline détective
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 that a crime has been committed in the environs. She ropes a handsome lifeguard into her investigation...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, tense, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, crimes, investigation, amateur detective, resort, disorder, romancing a suspect, family relations, missing person, crime, siblings relations, strong female presence, serial killer, police, lifeguard, journalist, sister sister relationship, divorce, vacation, swimming pool, murder, actress, corpse, accidental death, video surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe

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Most similar movies to Pauline detective

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about crimes, disorder, crime, murder, investigation, deadly and amateur detective mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Pauline detective: Crime Is Our Business (2008), The Scenesters (2009), Playing Dead (2013), Partners in Crime (2012), Tip Top (2013). 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: humorous, semi serious, talky, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, private detective, crimes, odd couple, investigation, uncover truth, master and servant, deadly, amateur detective, partners, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 465
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, film within a film, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, hipster, filmmaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.9
 909
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, tense, light ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, actor's life, social relations, village, who done it, village life, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, mystery, crime, crimes, investigation, couples, private detective, eternal youth, marriage, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 4.8
 570
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, partners against crime, danger, partners, corrupt officer, workplace intrigue, police detective, police station, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
 2K
Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, hopes, society, optimism, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 203
Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family relations, manipulation, life turned upside down, family life, parents and children, couple relations, crimes, dishonesty, couples, disorder, secret, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 9K
Mystery Team (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, friendship, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, friends, crimes, absurdism, farce, bicycle, strip club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, suicide, poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 874
No Clue (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a beautiful and mysterious woman bursts into the office of Leo Falloon, desperate to find her missing brother, it's just another day in the life of a hard-boiled detective. The problem is, Leo's not a detective. He sells novelty ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, talky, offbeat
Plot: missing person, fall in love, investigation, disorder, mistaken identity, dishonesty, hidden identity, femme fatale, goofy hero, amateur detective, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 835
Hot Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mistakenly believing that he will be let go from the company, Philippe decides to sabotage the production at Saucibec. Upon learning that he is not the one who will be laid off, he will go to great lengths to right his wrongs ... but it's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, light ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, revenge, mistaken identity, dishonesty, gangsters, disorder, crime boss, factory worker, factory, vengeful fired employee, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 755
Plan de table (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A brief but intense hug will have the effect of throwing a meticulously planned wedding into chaos. Is chance about to give fate a helping hand?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: destiny, romance, comedy of errors, disorder, nothing goes right, couples, love, luck, hopes, wedding, life turned upside down, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Nobody Else But You (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The ambiguous suicide of a local beauty, weathergirl, cheese model, and Marilyn Monroe look-a-like finds an eager sleuth in David Rousseau, best-selling crime novelist. When Rousseau visits a remote Alps village for the reading of his friend's ...
Style: semi serious, enigmatic, captivating, melancholic, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious death, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, writer's life, crimes, obsessive quest, suicide, small town, blonde, psychiatrist, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1999, year 1990 ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 1K
Rebels (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sandra, a young woman forced to leave the south of France to flee a violent husband. Without attachment, she returned to Boulogne-sur-Mer, the city of her childhood which she left almost 15 years ago. She finds her mother there and a world she left ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, humorous
Plot: mother daughter relationship, severed penis, murder, disorder, society, family relations, redemption, violence, hopes, drug traffic, pregnant woman, digging ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
9-Month Stretch (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ariane Felder is pregnant! This is surprising with her being a young hardened judge with strict morals. But what is more surprising is that, according to paternity testing, the child's father is none other than Bob, a criminal from the ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, funny, captivating ...
Plot: unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, opposites attract, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, escapades, singleness, female judge, single woman, criminal heroes, crimes, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, goofy hero, crime gone awry, chase, crime, partners, dishonesty, crimes, track down, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, who done it, murder, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, danger, couples, multiple suspects, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime, explorer, gang, chemistry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 433
The Scent (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A detective Seon-woo, who moonlights as a private investigator, has a beautiful new client Soo-Jin. The woman asks the detective to take photos of her husband in the midst of having an affair with another woman. When the detective goes to take ...
Style: realistic, humorous, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, false accusation, murder, disorder, police detective, chase, protagonist as suspect, crimes, nothing goes right, murder investigation, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 521
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, investigation, goofy hero, who done it, uncover truth, dishonesty, media, amateur detective, journalism, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Ugly Nasty People (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of wild, physically disabled gangsters has a plan to rob a bank, but things go terribly wrong when each of them reveals they all had their own personal agenda.
Style: feel good, psychological, captivating, humorous, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: gangsters, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty, bank robber, life is a bitch, danger, bank, bank robbery, gang, disorder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 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, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, crimes, gory, tragedy, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, celebrity culture, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, fashion, disorder, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Randy and the Mob (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A good ol' boy (McKinnon) gets into trouble with some mobsters, and then must seek assistance from his estranged, identical twin gay brother.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: twins, family relations, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, nothing goes right, estrangement, gay, competition, small town, hitman, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Frits and Franky (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frits & Franky find a lot of money in a car that crashes into the water. They don't know what to do with it.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: family relations, chases and races, gangsters, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, silly humor, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Kings of Appletown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will and Clayton witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: false accusation, murder, small town, adventurer, investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, crimes, witnessing a crime, adventure, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, feel good, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, disorder, cooking and food, crime, deadly, race against time, crimes, investigation, goofy hero, bomb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france, london, buckingham palace, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Two Three (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Laxminarayan lives a poor lifestyle in Mumbai along with his widowed mother, Kanta, who wants him to be a successful gangster like Batlabhai, and would like him to kill a few people, make enough money, then get married to Khujli's daughter, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, gangsters, disorder, bollywood, down on your luck, comedy of errors, dishonesty, crimes, bomb, crime, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Steam-bread Blues (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Franz, the local police officer in a tiny bavarian village has to investigate in a case involving a disliked school principal who commited suicide? Or was it murder after all?
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, murder, amateur detective, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, social relations, deadly, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, southern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%