Movies like The Outsider 1967

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The Outsider (1967)
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The Outsider (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Not so uncommon themes of the 1960's are used as dark backdrop for a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con with a bone to pick with the Los Angeles police Dept. Darren McGavin plays David Ross the hired investigator to play a game of follow the money. A simple case of embezzling turns bad quick when bodies start dropping and the savvy P.I. is the primary suspect of an attractive woman's death.
Style: neo noir
Plot: lsd, private detective, stockings, drug use, strangulation, sergeant, nostalgia, dead woman on bed, underwear, drug abuse, car, police, young woman, investigation, embezzler, jazz, office, club, nightclub, beatnik, murder, squad, woman, outsider, bassist ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, investigation, crimes, crime, private detective, deadly and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Outsider: Poodle Springs (1998), Murder 1, Dancer 0 (1983), Double Exposure (1994), Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974), Waikiki (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Poodle Springs (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Private eye Philip Marlowe and his bride move to a desert town, where he uncovers a land scheme.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, private detective, crimes, mystery, who done it, uncover truth, frame up, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, crime, neo-noir ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Murder 1, Dancer 0 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private eye Joe Dancer finds himself framed for manslaughter while trying to uncover a Hollywood scandal that could ruin a studio and destroy a top star's career.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, hollywood, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, crime, fighting crime, chase, law enforcement, manipulations, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Double Exposure (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: White collar crime, a crooked PI and a top notch homicide forensics team come together in this low-budget erotic thriller about a wife killed while in a hotel room with her lover.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, marriage, extramarital affair, private detective, haunted by the past, infidelity, blackmail, regret, evidence, anger, obsessive love, accusation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Orwell has been retired from the force ever since he caught a bullet that lodged inoperably in his back. But that doesn’t mean the man called Harry O is out of the action. Moonlighting as a private sleuth, fighting off daily back pain and ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: murder, stalker, private investigator, psychopath, obsessed fan, modeling, breaking and entering, fetishism, lover, retired cop, suicide, surveillance ...
Time: 70s
Place: san diego california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.8
 35
Waikiki (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two detectives are called on to investigate the bizarre serial murders of young women.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: rapist, misogyny, vcr, private detective, surveillance, swimming pool, nightclub, party, strangled to death, screaming, watching pornography, bikini ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Promise to Carolyn (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When two sisters can no longer go on living with the painful memory of their baby sister being murdered 37 years ago by their stepmother, together they try to uncover the truth.
Plot: true crime, exhumation, sister, stepmother, hypnosis, post traumatic stress, repressed memory, forensic evidence, memory, flashback, murder, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Partners in Crime (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, femme fatale, special agents, private detective, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Assignment to Kill (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private eye is hired by an insurance company to investigate a shipping magnate suspected of deliberately sinking his own ships for the insurance money. He finds himself involved in a web of deception, double-crossing and murder.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private investigator, cons and scams, betrayal, private detective, dishonesty, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, crime, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: switzerland, europe, zurich switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.2
 82
The Takers (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After a breakfast of LSD and hitchhikers, The Takers--two berserk bikers--decide to go upscale when they spot suburban housewife Laura and bachelorette Barbi, follow them to Laura's home, and invite themselves in: "We're gonna have us ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: sexual assault, biker, lsd, illegal drugs, hostage, home invasion, kissing, sex in shower, shotgun, hippie, beaten to death, breast sucking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Jack Irish: Dead Point (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jack Irish is thrown into a world of club owners, drug dealers and killers when he is hired by a judge to find a mysterious red book.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: nightclub, investigation, private detective, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, who done it, danger, drug dealer, sexual content, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 16K
River's Edge (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of high school friends discover that they are in the presence of a killer. One of them, Samson, has murdered his girlfriend Jamie. He brags to his friends about killing her, and when they discover he is telling the truth, their reactions ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, gloomy, psychological, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friends, high school, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), strangulation, family relations, juvenile delinquency, police, woman strangled to death, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: clever, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, legal, deadly, investigation, crime, confined, private detective, dishonesty, obsessive quest, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Innocent Victims (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Army Sergeant Tim Hennis is wrongly convicted of killing the wife and children of an Air Force captain. Based on a true story.
Plot: serial killer, military, mother daughter relationship, murder, trial, investigation, child murder, testimony, multiple murder, court, u.s. army, u.s. air force ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 2K
Mickey One (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former comic is on the run from the mob.
Style: neo noir, psychological, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: jazz, on the run, gangsters, bandit, nightclub, debt, paranoia, crime, artists and showbiz, crimes, chases and races, neo-noir ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: chicago illinois, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Terrence McDonagh, a New Orleans Police sergeant, who starts out as a good cop, receiving a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. During his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and later becomes addicted to ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, police corruption, corruption, hallucination, blackmail, drug abuse, organized crime, police brutality, crime, crimes, murder investigation, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 10K
Hardcore (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the porno pits of Los Angeles.
Style: neo noir, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, film within a film, missing person, bondage, perversion, missing child, porn industry, striptease, daughter, father, peep show ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, michigan, california, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Three Blondes in His Life (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An insurance investigator goes to Los Angeles to investigate the disappearance of a colleague.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: private detective, urban, heist, terrorism, murder, city life, conspiracy, tough heroes, betrayal, intrigue, crimes, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, denmark, india, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
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House of Women (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An innocent, pregnant prison inmate (Shirley Knight) becomes the bad warden's (Andrew Duggan) personal favorite.
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, women's prison, false accusation, wrongfully committed, death row, prison life, rebelliousness, gory, injustice, righting the wronged, manhunt, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: private detective, murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, mastermind, who done it, mystery, lookalikes, deadly, prodigy, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 494
Chandler (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A private eye (Warren Oates) is hired to follow a mobster's former mistress (Leslie Caron).
Style: neo noir
Plot: hard boiled, private detective, beach, world war two, kicking, jumping from a car, cafe, capture, security guard, bridge, shooting range, taxi ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An actor rigs a fake shooting on TV with the connivance of his friend, the show's host, but the practical joke goes wrong when the gun turns out to contain a live round.
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, dishonesty, society, actor's life, legal, dedicated lawyer, righting the wronged, who done it, tv show, courtroom drama, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Return of Charlie Chan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charlie Chan comes out of retirement to investigate a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.
Style: suspense, psychotronic
Plot: murder, private detective, yacht, victim, luxury, boat, son, retirement, investigator, mogul, sleuth, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Just Before Nightfall (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married man (Michel Bouquet) who killed the wife of his best friend during a tryst feels compelled to turn himself in.
Style: psychological, witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, love and romance, betrayal, nanny, dishonesty, deadly, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, advertising, dangerous attraction, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: confession, murder, strangulation, strangled to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
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Route 9 (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a routine surveilance on desolate Route 9, two small town deputies come across over one million dollars in cash, a van full of drugs, several dead bodies and not a witness in sight.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, drug dealing, investigation, sheriff, cash, police corruption, crimes, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, gang, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, manhunt, law enforcement, injustice, murder, friendship, old west, vengeance, false accusation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and best friend — a mystery that carries him from the gin-soaked jazz clubs of Harlem to the slums of Brooklyn to the gilded halls of New ...
Style: enigmatic, neo noir, suspense, melancholic, captivating
Plot: private detective, murder investigation, investigation, interracial romance, crime investigation, racial segregation, tourette's syndrome, conspiracy, murder, social injustice, politics, organized crime ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: brooklyn new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, new york, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
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Drive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: neo noir, tense, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: getaway driver, car chase, lone wolves, tough heroes, mechanic, danger, criminal's revenge, organized crime, crimes, heist, chases and races, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 2K
Swoon (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a film based on actual events, teenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. (Craig Chester) and Richard Loeb (Daniel Schlachet) share a dangerous sexual bond and an amoral outlook on life. They spend afternoons breaking into storefronts and engaging in petty ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, disturbing, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, investigation, gays and lesbians, couples, dangerous attraction, missing person, teenage life, courtroom drama, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 176
Roots of Evil (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer is after hookers and strippers. A male detective and his female partner are assigned to stop him.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, rough, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), hollywood, strong sexual content, graphic violence, investigation, deadly, crimes, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%