Movies like Lookwell

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Lookwell (1991)
 8.4
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Lookwell (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lookwell was a television pilot written and produced by Conan O'Brien and Robert Smigel, the latter of which becoming a primary creative voice for O'Brien's late night show. It starred Adam West. The pilot was broadcast on NBC in July 1991 but was not picked up as a series despite being a "personal favorite" of NBC chairman Brandon Tartikoff.
Style: parody, cult film
Plot: amateur detective, police, investigation, actor, crime investigation, deception, housekeeper, satire, vigilante, stolen car, audition, disguise, police chase, stealing a car, bail, insurance fraud, egocentrism, acting class, sunglasses, goggles, shakespearean quotation, cigarette holder, movie actor, rental car, reflection in water

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, parody and witty films with plots about crimes, investigation, murder, disorder, police, crime and mystery mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Lookwell: Mystery Team (2009), Pizza Man (1991), The Scenesters (2009), The Vexxer (2007), A Very Missing Person (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: parody, not serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, friendship, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, friends, crimes, absurdism, farce, bicycle, strip club, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.2
 154
Pizza Man (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When someone orders a pizza, Elmo the pizza man uncovers a government conspiracy and will stop at nothing to get his $15.23
Style: neo noir
Plot: politics, pizza delivery boy, japanese restaurant, conspiracy, pizza delivery, political satire, pizza, amateur detective, villain, satire, deduction, femme fatale ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder, satire, private detective, assassination, villainess, investigation, misfit partners, rivalry, goofy hero, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.9
 470
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, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, film within a film, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.2
 5K
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: parody, humorous, gothic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, nun, crimes, police investigation, master criminal, murder, investigation, disorder, goofy hero, law enforcement, deadly, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Very Missing Person (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-schoolteacher is asked by the police to help locate a missing heiress.
Plot: heiress, amateur detective, amateur sleuth, missing person, school teacher, police
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Psych: The Movie (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ambitious friends come together during the holidays after a mystery assailant targets one of their own. A comedic thrill-ride follows, as the wild and unpredictable Psych team pursues the bad guys, justice … and, of course, food!
Style: humorous, twists and turns, exciting, intellectual, not serious ...
Plot: clairvoyant, unconventional method, detective agency, photographic memory, investigation, private detective, police, police station, sarcasm, crimes, friendship, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 680
Peeper (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.
Style: parody, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, adoption, missing person, deadly, mystery, crimes, plot twist, climbing a rope, breaking and entering, cockatoo, psycho ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.9
 49K
Fletch (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A veritable chameleon, investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher might drive his editor up the wall, but he always produces great pieces for the newspaper. When his next story is about the drug trade taking place on the beach, Fletch ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: undercover, investigation, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, insurance, journalism, mistaken identity, contract killing, murder for hire, police corruption, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, rio de janeiro, usa, santa monica california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 515
Cry Uncle (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Private detective Jack Masters takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: private detective, murder, satire, heist, manipulation, dark humor, mate swapping, couples, disorder, crimes, crime, manipulations ...
Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: suspenseful, psychological, offbeat, neo noir, witty ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, deadly, danger, femme fatale, journalism, couples, power relations, disorder, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Once Upon a Crime... (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On their way to Monte Carlo, Monaco, Marilyn and her husband, Neil, meet several other married couples, including Julian and Phoebe, who are traveling with a lost dog they plan to return to its wealthy owner for a large reward. But, when the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: mystery, investigation, gambling, murder, partners, deadly, unlikely criminals, odd couple, crime gone awry, dishonesty, nothing goes right, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 20K
Fletch Lives (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fletch is a fish out of water in small-town Louisiana, where he's checking out a tumbledown mansion he's inherited. When a woman he flirts with turns up dead, Fletch becomes a suspect and must find the killer and clear his name. In the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Plot: journalist, murder, heroes, chase, mystery, toxic waste, dishonesty, crimes, journalism, deadly, silly humor, arson ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Pink Panther diamond is stolen once again from Lugash and the authorities call in Chief Inspector Clouseau from France. His plane disappears en-route. This time, famous French TV reporter Marie Jouvet sets out to solve the mystery and starts to ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, disguise, police, robbery, police investigation, airplane, nothing goes right, misfit, crime, danger, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, scotland yard, middle east, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 88K
Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, parody, enigmatic, witty ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, mansion, multiple suspects, butler, murder, danger, maid, dark and stormy night, board game, amateur detective, strangulation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, crimes, amateur detective, investigation, disorder, romancing a suspect, resort, family relations, crime, siblings relations, missing person, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hammer, a well dressed well mannered young detective finds out the hard way that everything he know a has been a lie. After his partners suicide, via soup that was much much too hot. Hammer starts to notice a pattern in his crime scene that lead him ...
Style: parody
Plot: pilot, stereotype, social satire, african american, joke, satire, stereotypes
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: parody, neo noir, cult film, weird, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, femme fatale, investigation, faked death, warden, power relations, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, recruit, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.0
 10K
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: parody, humorous, entertaining, light, satirical ...
Plot: private detective, actor, farce, mystery, investigation, sherlock holmes, who done it, comedy of errors, disorder, hidden identity, doctor, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 6K
Get a Clue (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A rich kid and her friends investigate the disappearance of one of her teachers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, unlikely couple, missing person, child as adult, investigation, high school, best friends, youth, teenage love, riddles and clues, journalism, working class ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, bookstore, partners, mystery, partners against crime, cons and scams, who done it, career change, power relations, satire ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 98K
Super Troopers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five bored, occasionally high and always ineffective Vermont state troopers must prove their worth to the governor or lose their jobs. After stumbling on a drug ring, they plan to make a bust, but a rival police force is out to steal the glory.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police corruption, drug humor, marijuana, prank, crimes, small town, partners, drug dealing, dishonesty, buddies, police, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, humorous, absurd, funny ...
Plot: murder, dark humor, private detective, christmas, actor, investigation, thief, lifestyle, disorder, mistaken identity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Super Troopers 2 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva, are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.
Style: absurd
Plot: police officer, police, highway patrol, friendship, smuggling, undercover cop, corruption, gunfight, seduction, male nudity, selfie, farce ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, psychiatrist, blonde, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, year 1998, year 1990 ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 14K
Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, stylized, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dark humor, mystery, disorder, social relations, family problems, goofy hero, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: psychological, stylized, realistic, serious, avant garde
Plot: politics, investigation, murder, manipulations, life is a bitch, private detective, crime gone awry, manipulation, psychopath, new wave, kidnapping, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 32K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, parody, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, crimes, goofy hero, danger, investigation, working undercover, chase, disguise, police detective, undercover, rescue, foot chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: parody, realistic, not serious, neo noir, witty ...
Plot: investigation, murder, small town, crimes, mystery, deadly, private detective, goofy hero, danger, small town life, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: farce, deadpan, baseball, dimwit, crimes, police, stupidity, investigation, gunfight, assassination attempt, mind control, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, beirut lebanon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%