Movies like Trenchcoat

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Trenchcoat (1983)
 5.3
 453
Trenchcoat (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, parody
Audience: family outing
Plot: conspiracy, espionage, crimes, island, writer's life, family, mystery, intrigue, danger, farce, amateur detective, who done it, woman in danger, undercover, uncover truth, police, writers, female protagonist, on the run, murder, inspiration, role playing, wish fulfillment, truth serum, skepticism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, san francisco, malta

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Most similar movies to Trenchcoat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, mystery, investigation, danger and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Trenchcoat: Scandalous (1984), Foul Play (1978), Finding Kelly (2000), High Anxiety (1977), Hanky Panky (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
 213
Scandalous (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An investigative reporter following an espionage story goes to London and gets involved with murder, scam artists and rock concerts.
Style: witty, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: reporter, concert, murder, scam, dishonesty, journalism, conspiracy, media, mystery, espionage, scoop, media satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 14K
Foul Play (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, murder, hitchhiker, woman in danger, investigation, crimes, danger, fall in love, law enforcement, love and romance, amateur detective, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.7
 194
Finding Kelly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The surprisingly intricate, nimble plot is about a couple of kids who play amateur detectives one summer in the hopes of collecting a $5,000 reward offered to anyone able to find a missing 17 year old girl. The girl and boy are best friends who have ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, young heroes, buddies, youth, mystery, heroes, missing child, investigation, danger, crimes, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 20K
High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: parody, suspenseful, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, phone sex, mental institution, false accusation, farce, danger, disorder, heist, mental illness, frame up, silly humor, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, goofy hero, deadly, mystery, rivalry, golden years, private detective, satire, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 2K
Hanky Panky (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The complete innocent, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of secrecy and government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she is later murdered, Michael is the chief suspect and on the run.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, on the run, espionage, taxi, hotel, witnessing a crime, investigation, protagonist as suspect, crime, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Head Above Water (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Judge George (Harvey Keitel) brings his young wife, Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), to a remote island for a vacation. But while George accompanies their only neighbor -- Nathalie's childhood friend Lance (Craig Sheffer) -- on a fishing trip, Nathalie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, boat, investigation, couple relations, dishonesty, vacation, woman in danger, deadly, danger, crimes, couples, honeymoon ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
43%
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 5.2
 522
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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, goofy hero, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, media, amateur detective, journalism, crimes, dishonesty, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Compromising Positions (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: suspenseful, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, amateur detective, investigation, suburbs, murder, unsupportive spouse, mystery, journalism, law enforcement, media, protagonist as suspect, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Late Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, mystery, dishonesty, aging, elderly, law enforcement, deadly, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, mind game, mystery, psychopath, obsession, teenage life, dark humor, danger, youth, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 291
Screamplay (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A detective investigating a series of murders discovers that they are similar to the murders that occur in the new script of a Hollywood screenwriter.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, hollywood, deadly, writer's life, crimes, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, gory, tongue in cheek, death, actress, apartment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, ghost, police investigation, supernatural, chase, misfit partners, heroes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, artists and showbiz, store, showbiz, hollywood, deadly, private detective, crimes, filmmaking, farce, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
37%
Shadow of Doubt (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An attorney (Melanie Griffith) uncovers a political conspiracy in the brutal killing of a wealthy young woman.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: politics, courtroom, murder, amateur detective, mystery, criminal heroes, legal action, crime, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 7K
Her Alibi (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows more and more interesting abilities (such as knife ...
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mystery, murder, romance, comedy of errors, who done it, fall in love, dangerous attraction, couples, danger, love and romance, investigation, beauty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Notorious Landlady (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.
Style: semi serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: landlady, attempted murder, diplomat, manipulations, amateur detective, legal action, private detective, chase, mystery, rivalry, danger, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 1K
Fear (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Ally Sheedy helps police solve murders by mentally linking with the murderer. Then she discovers a murderer with the same talent - who wants to share the fear of his victims with her!
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police, supernatural ability, rivalry, amateur detective, deadly, witnessing a crime, supernatural, stalking, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Salt and Pepper (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: London nightclub owners (Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford) play spy and foil a military madman out to overthrow the government.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, stylized, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, espionage, undercover, crimes, heroes, deadly, amateur detective, farce, buddies, danger, chases and races, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, danger, goofy hero, crimes, dishonesty, kidnapping, missing person, murder, false accusation, reunion, couple relations, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 12K
Deathtrap (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, playwright, mystery, crimes, perfect crime, husband wife relationship, deathtrap, ambition, rivalry, aspiring writer, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is mistaken as a spy by the CIA when he arrives at the airport with one red shoe.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, parody ...
Plot: undercover, danger, espionage, secret agents, mistaken identity, violin, agent, rivalry, chases and races, cons and scams, airport, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Blondes Have More Guns (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarf, a chainsaw, and a mysterious blonde are the only clues to a growing number of stiffs (and not all of them are dead bodies!) Who can the police turn to? Harry Bates, of course, the smartest officer on the force. TOO BAD HARRY CAN’T OUTWIT ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, farce, law enforcement, amateur detective, deadly, danger, serial killer, graphic violence, disorder, down on your luck, riddles and clues, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
33%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: deadly, gangsters, farce, conspiracy, murder, down on your luck, graphic violence, dishonesty, crime, assassination, breakup, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Perfect Murder (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Action, Crime
Country: UK, India
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Police Inspector Ghote lives a middle-class life in Bombay along with his wife, Pratima. He has been employed with the Bombay Police for many years. He is assigned to investigate the deadly assault on a Parsi man named Perfect, who is the Secretary ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, fighting crime, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, amateur detective, mind game, rivalry, private detective, mystery, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, europe, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 2K
Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, deadly, crimes, crime, danger, murder, power relations, father son relationship, jack in the box, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%